Partial Magic: The Novel as a Self-conscious Genre

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University of California Press, 1978 - Literary Criticism - 248 pages
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Contents

Sterne and the Nostalgia for Reality
30
The SelfConscious Novel in Eclipse
84
The Modernist Revival
138
Nabokovs Game of Worlds
180
The Inexhaustible Genre
218
Index
246
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Robert Alter is Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew & Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

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