For a New Novel: Essays on Fiction

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Price
$23.94
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
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Pages
175
Dimensions
5.37 X 8.4 X 0.57 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780810108219
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About the Author

Alain Robbe-Grillet (French pronunciation: [a.lɛ̃ ʁɔb ɡʁi.jɛ]) (18 August 1922 - 18 February 2008), was a French writer and filmmaker. He was, along with Nathalie Sarraute, Michel Butor and Claude Simon, one of the figures most associated with the Nouveau Roman (new novel) trend. Alain Robbe-Grillet was elected a member of the Académie fra

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Far from being a manifesto, For a New Novel is a releasing book, releasing in the fullest sense. It shows the possibilities of the novel, and possible ways of thinking about the novel; and it shows how little most of us . . . have dared to think, and why. Amazing. As for importance, I doubt that fiction as an art can any longer seriously be discussed without reference to Robbe-Grillet. --Eliot Fremont-Smith, New York Times