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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.
Roman -- Histoire et critique.
Roman -- Technique.
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
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Madden, David, 1933-
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