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New Directions in the History of the Novel.

By: Parrinder, Patrick.
Contributor(s): Nash, Andrew | Wilson, Nicola.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (257 p.).ISBN: 9781137026989.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Directions in the History of the NovelLOC classification: PN3491 | .P377 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Notes on the Contributors; 1 Introduction; Part I: The Material Text; 2 Novel Designs: Manipulating the Page in English Fiction, 1660-1780; 3 Textual Instability and the Contemporary Novel: Reading Janice Galloway's The Trick is to Keep Breathing On and Off the Page; 4 The Early American Novel in Fragments: Writing and Reading Serial Fiction in the Post-Revolutionary United States; 5 Archive Fever: The Publishers' Archive and the History of the Novel; Part II: Literary Histories: Questions of Realism and Form
6 Memory, Interiority and Historicity: Some Factors in the Early Novel7 A Gothic History of the British Novel; 8 Critical Histories of Omniscience; 9 The 'power of the written word': Literary Impressionism, Politics and Anxiety; 10 Virginia Woolf and Metonymic Realism: Making It New?; Part III: The Novel in National and Transnational Cultures; 11 Defining an 'Age of the Novel' in the United States; 12 Between Modernism and the Postcolonial: Reading Patrick White and Malcolm Lowry in the 1970s; 13 Transporting Fiction: The Novel in a (Post)Colonial World; Part IV: The Novel Now
14 Art Unseduced by Its Own Beauty: Toni Morrison and the Humility of Experiment15 The Dynamics of Residual and Emergent in the American Novel after 1940; Index
Summary: <p ><span style=""font-style:italic;"" >New Directions in the History of the Novel</span> challenges received views of literary history and sets out new areas for research. A re-examination of the nature of prose fiction in English and its study from the Renaissance to the 21st century, it will become required reading for teachers and students of the novel and its history.
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Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Notes on the Contributors; 1 Introduction; Part I: The Material Text; 2 Novel Designs: Manipulating the Page in English Fiction, 1660-1780; 3 Textual Instability and the Contemporary Novel: Reading Janice Galloway's The Trick is to Keep Breathing On and Off the Page; 4 The Early American Novel in Fragments: Writing and Reading Serial Fiction in the Post-Revolutionary United States; 5 Archive Fever: The Publishers' Archive and the History of the Novel; Part II: Literary Histories: Questions of Realism and Form

6 Memory, Interiority and Historicity: Some Factors in the Early Novel7 A Gothic History of the British Novel; 8 Critical Histories of Omniscience; 9 The 'power of the written word': Literary Impressionism, Politics and Anxiety; 10 Virginia Woolf and Metonymic Realism: Making It New?; Part III: The Novel in National and Transnational Cultures; 11 Defining an 'Age of the Novel' in the United States; 12 Between Modernism and the Postcolonial: Reading Patrick White and Malcolm Lowry in the 1970s; 13 Transporting Fiction: The Novel in a (Post)Colonial World; Part IV: The Novel Now

14 Art Unseduced by Its Own Beauty: Toni Morrison and the Humility of Experiment15 The Dynamics of Residual and Emergent in the American Novel after 1940; Index

<p ><span style=""font-style:italic;"" >New Directions in the History of the Novel</span> challenges received views of literary history and sets out new areas for research. A re-examination of the nature of prose fiction in English and its study from the Renaissance to the 21st century, it will become required reading for teachers and students of the novel and its history.

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Jonathan Arac, University of Pittsburgh, USANancy Armstrong, Duke University, USA Rachel Sagner Buurma, Swarthmore College, USASimon Gikandi, Princeton University, USA David James, Queen Mary, University of London, UKThomas Keymer, University of Toronto, CanadaPam Morris, independent scholar, UKAndrew Nash, University of Reading, UKPatrick Parrinder, University of Reading, UK Cyrus R.K. Patell, New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesMatthew Pethers, University of Nottingham, UKMax Saunders, King's College London, UKDeborah Lindsay Williams, New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Mark Williams, Victoria University, New ZealandNicola Wilson, University of Reading, UK

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