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Reading the European Novel to 1900 free pdf This title offers a close reading of individual texts with attention to their cultural and canonical context. It examines the history and evolution of the novel to 1900 and defines each author's aesthetic, cultural, political, and historical significance. It covers essential and frequently taught masterworks up to 1900, including Cervantes' Don Quixote- Tolstoy's War and Peace and Anna Karenina- Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground, Crime and Punishment, and The Brothers Karamazov- Stendhal's The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma- Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Sentimental Education- Balzac's Pere Goriot- and Zola's Germinal. Written with students and teachers in mind, this book provides accessible and engaging discussions of each novel, along with important pedagogical tools.

About Daniel R. Schwarz

Daniel R. Schwarz is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of English Literature and Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell University, where he has taught since 1968. He is regarded as among the world s leading critic-scholars of the form, history, and meaning of the novel.He has written sixteen books covering a wide variety of subjects from renowned studies of Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, and critical theory as well as the Holocaust and New York City culture. Most recently, he is the author of Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, (2012- new paperback edition, 2014), In Defense of Reading: Teaching Literature in the Twenty-First Century (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008), and Reading the Modern British and Irish Novel 1890-1930 (Blackwell, 2004). He blogs regularly on the media and higher education for the Huffington Post and has lectured all over the world.


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Author : Daniel R. Schwarz
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 31 October 2014
ISBN : 1118604830
EAN : 9781118604830
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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