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The art of the novel from 1700 to the present time /
by Pelham Edgar, Professor of English Literature, Victoria College, University of Toronto.
imprint
New York : The Macmillan Company, 1933
description
x, 493 pages.
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New York : The Macmillan Company, 1933
contents note
Preliminaries -- The essentials -- The eighteenth-century advance -- Richardson and the epistolary novel -- Henry Fielding and Tom Jones -- The contribution of Sterne -- Sir Walter Scott -- Jane Austen -- Austen and Thackeray -- A group of Dickens's novels -- Nathaniel Hawthorne and The scarlet letter -- Herman Melville and Moby Dick -- The Bront√ęs -- George Eliot -- George Meredith -- Thomas Hardy -- The essential novelist? Henry James -- Joseph Conrad -- Edith Wharton -- John Galsworthy -- H. G. Wells and the modern mind -- French realism: Gissing, Moore, and Bennett -- American realism, sex, and Theodore Dreiser -- Two anti-realists: Willa Cather and Cabell -- The way of irony and satire: Maugham, Douglas, Huxley, Lewis -- Psycho-analysis and James Joyce -- The stream of consciousness: Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf -- Four American writers: Anderson, Hemingway, Dos Passos, Faulkner -- Omissions and conclusions: Chiefly Lawrence.
general note
Blue-grey paper dust-jacket printed in red.
Chapter on Edith Wharton contributed by E. K. Brown of University College, Toronto.
local note
Victoria University Library copy 1 (Canadiana Collection) signed by author on title-page. Library copy has dust-jacket.
Victoria University Library copy 6 lacks "Working Suggestions" pages 476-488 (paging: x, 481 pages).
catalogue key
46839
 
Gift to Victoria University Library (Copy 1 - Canadiana Collection). Grant, Judith.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-475) and index.

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