Reading novels

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Vanderbilt University Press, Jun 14, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 305 pages
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Reading Novelsis a unique piece of practical criticism, a comprehensive "poetics" of a genre that has not attracted a great deal of attention, at least not on this level. It is a reader's and student's guide that reaches beyond issues of individual texts and historical traditions to essential features of the form.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Parti Openings
13
Description Character
55
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

George Hughes is a professor of English and American literature at Tokyo University and author of In Comparison: Essays on England and Japan.

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