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Modern Novel
By Jesse Matz

The Modern Novel

A Short Introduction

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Modern Novel by Jesse Matz

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This book introduces readers to the history of the novel in the twentieth century and demonstrates its ongoing relevance as a literary form. * A jargon--free introduction to the whole history of the novel in the twentieth century. * Examines the main strands of twentieth--century fiction, including post--war, post--imperial and multicultural fiction, the global novel, the digital novel and the post--realist novel. * Offers students ideas about how to read the modern novel, how to enjoy its strange experiments, and how to assess its value, as well as suggesting ways to understand and appreciate the more difficult forms of modern fiction * Pays attention both to the practice of novel writing and to theoretical debates among novelists. * Claims that the novel is as purposeful and relevant today as it was a hundred years ago. * Serves as an excellent springboard for classroom discussions of the nature and purpose of modern fiction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405100496
ISBN-10: 1405100494
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 153mm x 11mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Jesse Matz

Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics by Jesse Matz Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics, Paperback (January 2007)

This 2001 study addresses the problems of perception and representation that occupied modernist writers such as James, Conrad and Woolf.

Modern Novel by Jesse Matz Modern Novel, Hardback (December 2003)

Introduces readers to the history of the novel in the twentieth century and demonstrates its relevance as a literary form. This book examines the main strands of twentieth-century fiction, including post-war, post-imperial and multicultural fiction, the global novel, and the digital novel and the post-realist novel.

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Author Biography - Jesse Matz

Jesse Matz is Assistant Professor at Kenyon College. He is the author of Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics (2001) and winner of Harvard Universitya s Roslyn Abramson prize for excellence in teaching.

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