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Ideas and the Novel

In this eye-opening book, Mary McCarthy shares her love of the novel and her fear that it is becoming an endangered literary species"He had a mind so fine that no idea could violate it."So begins Mary McCarthy's fascinating critical analysis of the novel (and its practitioners) from her double-edged perspective as both reader and writer. The bestselling author of The Group takes T. S. Eliot's quote about Henry James, written in 1918, as a jumping-off point to discuss how the novel has evolved-or not-in the last century. In this lively, erudite book, McCarthy throws down the gauntlet: Why did t.

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  • "In this eye-opening book, Mary McCarthy shares her love of the novel and her fear that it is becoming an endangered literary species"He had a mind so fine that no idea could violate it."So begins Mary McCarthy's fascinating critical analysis of the novel (and its practitioners) from her double-edged perspective as both reader and writer. The bestselling author of The Group takes T. S. Eliot's quote about Henry James, written in 1918, as a jumping-off point to discuss how the novel has evolved-or not-in the last century. In this lively, erudite book, McCarthy throws down the gauntlet: Why did t."@en
  • "Une dizaine d'essais dans lesquels l'auteure (qui partage son temps entre Paris et le Maine) s'en prend aux romans sans idées (p. 7-102), propose un guide des exilés, analyse les divers types de prose narrative (roman, conte, romance), commente diverses oeuvres et attitudes d'Henry James, Nabokov, Hannah Arendt, Soljénitsyne, Calvino, etc. Un livre qui témoigne de la "vive intelligence" de l'auteure, de son "humour iconoclaste" et de sa "vision toujours politique" (N. Zand)."

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  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"
  • "Criticism, interpretation, etc"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Aufsatzsammlung"

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  • "Le Roman et les idées : et autres essais"
  • "Le roman et les idees : et autres essais"
  • "Le roman et les idées : et autres essais"
  • "Ideas and the Novel"
  • "Ideas and the Novel"@en
  • "Ideas and the novel"
  • "Ideas and the novel"@en
  • "Il romanzo e le idee"@it
  • "Il romanzo e le idee"