Ideas and the Novel

McCarthy, Mary
Publication Date 1980
ISBN 9780297778967
Publisher Weidenfeld and Nicolson,
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very good copy in good dust wrapper
SKU 9195
Notes Quarter bound in purple cloth with beige papers to boards. Cloth is faded to the head of the spine. Dust wrapper is sunned to spine and inner flaps are creased.


Hardback. 121pp. Novelist Mary McCarthy looks are transition between the nineteenth century novel of ideas via Henry James and novel as art, to the twentieth century. Includes discussion of the work of Victor Hugo, Honoré de Balzac, Stendhal, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, George Eliot, Charles Dickens, Henry James, Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Thomas Mann, etc.
Price: £12.00