Overview:Among Other Things: A Description of the Novel - Among Other Things is Terrence Doody's staunch and stimulating defense of the novel's primacy over theory. Doody both uses and resists an impressively eclectic mix of literary critical strategies to examine a host of novels from the Continental, English, and American traditions, demonstrating that the novel, with its limitless possibilities, eludes any single theory that tries to encapsulate it. In the course of his discussion, Doody covers works by Cervantes, Austen, Dickens, James, Conrad, Forster, Joyce, Eliot, Woolf, Kafka, Hemingway, Beckett, Bely, Borges, Nabokov, Bellow, Robbe-Grillet, Barthes, Derrida, Pynchon, Garcia Marquez, Updike, Rushdie, and Morrison. In every case the novel comes first, he argues, because more than just another literary type, it is a vision of human experience without which our modern world would be inexplicable. Every serious reader "feels" his life contains a novel; no theory can evoke that response.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726348-9780807122488. It was written by the following authors: Terrence Doody. Book Among Other Things: A Description of the Novel, which can be read online, published by the company: Louisiana State University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Reference, Drama, Language, Poetry, Criticism. The book was published on 1998-08-01 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 594 g. File for download Among Other Things: A Description of the Novel has PDF format and is called among-other-things-a-description-of-the-novel.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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