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The Novel: A Biography

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Synopsis:

The 700-year history of the novel in English defies straightforward telling. Encompassing a range of genres, it is geographically and culturally boundless and influenced by great novelists working in other languages. Michael Schmidt, choosing as his travel companions not critics or theorists but other novelists, does full justice to its complexity.

About the Author

Michael Schmidt is Professor of Poetry at the University of Glasgow and a writer in residence at St John's College, Cambridge. He is founder and editorial and managing director of Carcanet Press.

University of Glasgow

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674724730
Author:
Schmidt, Michael
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
LITERARY THEORY
Subject:
Literature: History & Criticism
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Publication Date:
20140531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
1200
Dimensions:
10 x 6 in

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