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In The History of the Novel are the following pages:

  • Definition of the Novel which distinguishes the novel from other kinds of prose fiction
  • Origins of the Novel which explains the beginnings of the novel as a prose form and describes major novelists of the 18th century
  • 19th Century Novel which describes the development of the novel in the Romantic and Victorian periods
  • 20th Century Novel which describes the modern (pre-World War II) and contemporary (post-World War II) novel
  • Postmodern Novel which describes late 20th and early 21st century trends in the novel
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