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The Art of the Novel
By Milan Kundera and Linda Asher (trans)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date March 1, 2003
Pages 176
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060093747
ISBN-10 0060093749
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $13.99
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The critically acclaimed author of The Book of Laughter and Forgetting looks at the history of the novel, discusses the work of other
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Kundera brilliantly examines the work of such important and diverse figures as Rabelais, Cervantes, Sterne, Diderot, Flaubert, Tolstoy, and Musil. He is especially penetrating on Hermann Broch, and his exploration of the world of Kafka's novels vividly reveals the comic terror of Kafka's bureaucratized universe.

Kundera's discussion of his own work includes his views on the role of historical events in fiction, the meaning of action, and the creation of character in the post-psychological novel.



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With Linda Asher (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Harpercollins (March 1, 2003)
9780060093747 | details & prices | 176 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $13.99
About: The critically acclaimed author of The Book of Laughter and Forgetting looks at the history of the novel, discusses the work of other
With Linda Asher (other contributor) | from Perennial (April 1, 2000)
9780060932947 | details & prices | 165 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $13.00
About: "Every novelist's work contains an implicit vision of the history of the novel, an idea of what the novel is," Kundera writes.
With Lou Charnon-Deutsch | from Harpercollins (January 1, 1989)
9780060972042 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $10.00
This edition also contains Fictions of the Feminine in the Nineteenth-Century Spanish Press
About: Looks at the history of the novel, discusses the work of other novelists, including Kafka, and considers character, action, and the role of historical events

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