Theory of the Novel

Theory of the Novel

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McKeon and others dwelve into the significance of the novel as a genre form, issues in novel techniques such as displacement, the grand theory, narrative modes such as subjectivity, character, and development, critical interpretation of the structure of the novel, and the novel in historical context.These works, however, continue to fit the canon because of their dependence on metropolitan phenomena: pop culture and Parisian theory. ... the extravagant formal experimentation of Hopscotch and The Green House and drifted toward certain modes of realism: A Manual for ... cultivate a variety of styles whose general hallmark was the combination of the intensely personal and sexual with what S70.

Title:Theory of the Novel
Author:Michael McKeon
Publisher:JHU Press - 2000-11-01


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