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The Cambridge Companion to the Twentieth-Century English Novel

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The twentieth-century English novel encompasses a vast body of work, and one of the most important and most widely read genres of literature. Balancing close readings of particular novels with a comprehensive survey of the last century of published fiction, this Companion introduces readers to more than a hundred major and minor novelists. It demonstrates continuities in ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2009)
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Tara Calaby
Apr 10, 2013 Tara Calaby rated it really liked it
This is a very good survey of novel writing in the 20th century. Each chapter is written by a different academic, and reads similarly to what you would find in a journal, but I think the book would still be accessible to a non-academic reader. It's a LOT of information to take in at once, but the individual chapters would be great to dip into at relevant times.
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