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This revised, expanded and updated fifth edition of this widely used introduction to the novel, defines the basic terminology of literary critics and explains the difference between terms such as "story" vs. "plot" or "symbol" vs. "image" and explores essential concepts and approaches such as what narrative theorists mean by "frequency" and "distance" and "realism", "modernism" and "postmodernism".
 
New to this edition is a section on cyberfiction, fuller coverage of postmodernism and the novella and tips for writing essays and answering exam questions.
Jeremy Hawthorn is Professor of English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.
This revised, expanded and updated fifth edition of this widely used introduction to the novel defines the basic terminology of literary critics and explains the difference between terms such as "story" vs. "plot" or "symbol" vs. "image" and explores essential concepts and approaches such as what narrative theorists mean by "frequency," "distance," "realism," "modernism" and "postmodernism."
 
New to this edition is a section on cyberfiction, fuller coverage of postmodernism and the novella and tips for writing essays and answering exam questions.
"A model of compact exposition."—The Times Educational Supplement

"An approach to studying the novel that is both erudite and easy to follow."—Teaching English

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This is a fully revised and updated edition of Studying the Novel. Building on the huge success of previous editions, this new text for English undergraduates taking courses on the novel is much more user-friendly, with a more structured approach, chapter summaries and information on study skills. It also includes a useful glossary of key terms.

Synopsis:

This revised, expanded and updated fifth edition of this widely used introduction to the novel, defines the basic terminology of literary critics and explains the difference between terms such as "story" vs. "plot" or "symbol" vs. "image" and explores essential concepts and approaches such as what narrative theorists mean by "frequency" and "distance" and "realism", "modernism" and "postmodernism".
 
New to this edition is a section on cyberfiction, fuller coverage of postmodernism and the novella and tips for writing essays and answering exam questions.

About the Author

Jeremy Hawthorn is Professor of English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the fifth edition

Product Details

ISBN:
9780340887875
Author:
Hawthorn, Jeremy
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Author:
null, Jeremy
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Fiction
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature
Subject:
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Hodder Arnold Publication
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 halftone
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.65 x 6.12 x 0.415 in

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"Synopsis" by , This is a fully revised and updated edition of Studying the Novel. Building on the huge success of previous editions, this new text for English undergraduates taking courses on the novel is much more user-friendly, with a more structured approach, chapter summaries and information on study skills. It also includes a useful glossary of key terms.
"Synopsis" by ,
This revised, expanded and updated fifth edition of this widely used introduction to the novel, defines the basic terminology of literary critics and explains the difference between terms such as "story" vs. "plot" or "symbol" vs. "image" and explores essential concepts and approaches such as what narrative theorists mean by "frequency" and "distance" and "realism", "modernism" and "postmodernism".
 
New to this edition is a section on cyberfiction, fuller coverage of postmodernism and the novella and tips for writing essays and answering exam questions.
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