The Art of the Novel

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Faber & Faber, 23. des. 2020 - 176 síđur
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The classic of literary criticism from one of the world's greatest novelists.In seven independent, but closely related chapters, Milan Kundera presents his personal conception of the European novel, which he describes as 'an art born of the laughter of God'.'Invigoratingly suggestive . . . Kundera's map of the development of the European novel is outlined with the reckless brevity of the man who knows exactly what and where the salient points are.' London Review of Books'Kundera is the saddest, funniest and most loveable of authors.' The Times

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Kundera in his article Kafka's World (1988) drawn from his book “Art of the Novel” (1986) says the difference between Dostoyevsky and Kafka is that in Dostoyevsky the offence seeks out punishment ... Read full review

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What a wonderful day it has been. Cool and sunny, the weather welcomes with only a slim wink of menace behind such. I awoke early and after watching City i went and joined some friends for smoked ... Read full review

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The French-Czech novelist Milan Kundera was born in the Czech Republic and has lived in France since 1975.

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