The Art Of The Novel by Milan Kundera

The Art Of The Novel

byMilan Kundera

Paperback | April 1, 2003

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Kundera brilliantly examines the work of such important and diverse figures as Rabelais, Cervantes, Sterne, Diderot, Flaubert, Tolstoy, and Musil. He is especially penetrating on Hermann Broch, and his exploration of the world of Kafka's novels vividly reveals the comic terror of Kafka's bureaucratized universe.

Kundera's discussion of his own work includes his views on the role of historical events in fiction, the meaning of action, and the creation of character in the post-psychological novel.

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The Franco-Czech novelist Milan Kundera was born in Brno and has lived in France, his second homeland, since 1975. He is the author of the novels The Joke, Life Is Elsewhere, Farewell Waltz, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves—all origi...
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Title:The Art Of The NovelFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 1, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060093749

ISBN - 13:9780060093747

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