The Art of the Novel

by Kundera, Milan
4.6 out of 5 Customer Rating
ISBN: 9780060093747
Used - Trade Paperback - 9780060093747


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.

  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: Kundera, Milan
  • ISBN: 9780060093747
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 8.22 x 0.47
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • Publication Year: 2003

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