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A primer of the novel : for readers and writers / by David Madden.


Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1980.
ISBN 9780810812659, 0810812657

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Subjects Fiction -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- Technique.
Fiction.
Geschichte.
Roman -- Histoire et critique.
Roman -- Technique.
Roman.
Description xii, 454 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-407).
Contents Introduction: Approaches; early narratives; romances; rise of the novel; a definition -- Part I: Types -- Part II: Techniques -- Part III: Close analyses -- Style: The dynamics of style in a key passage of Ernest Hemmingway's The sun also rises -- Theme: Meaning and form in Albert Camus' The stranger -- Structure: Chapter 17 of Emily Brontèˆ's Wuthering Heights -- Imagery: Wright Morris' In orbit, and unbroken series of poetic gestures -- Time: Time as theme, structure, character, and symbol in William Faulkner's The sound and fury -- Psychological criticism: The paradox of the need for privacy and the need for understanding in Carson McCullers' The heart is a lonely hunter -- Naturalism: Joyce Carol Oates's With shuddering fall -- Experimentation: Juxtaposition in John Hawkes' The cannibal -- The popular novel: James M. Cain's The postman always rings twice -- Vision: Conrad's vision and the hero-witness relationship in Victory, Lord Jim, "Heart of darkness," "Youth," and "The secret sharer".
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5447570
(OCoLC)ocm05447570
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Madden, David, 1933-
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