The Lyrical Novel

The Lyrical Novel

Studies in Hermann Hesse, Andrâe Gide, and Virginia Woolf

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Princeton University Press

The author, in defining the genre of "lyrical fiction," separates a type of .fiction that can be legitimately viewed as “poetry” from other narrative types. The lyrical novelist uses fictional devices to find an aesthetic expression for experience, achieving an effect most frequently seen in dreams, picaresques, and allegories. Analyzing representative novels by Hermann Hesse, Andre Gide, and Virginia Woolf, Ralph Freedman focuses on the problem of self-consciousness. His findings are directly applicable to much twentieth-century fiction.

Originally published in 1963.

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Publisher: Princeton, N.J. :, Princeton University Press,, 1966, Ă1963
Edition: First Princeton pbk. edition
ISBN: 9781400875405
1400875404
9780691012674
0691012679
9780691060712
0691060711
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 294 pages)

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