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The Novel, Volume 1:
History, Geography, and Culture
Edited by Franco Moretti
Editorial Board: Ernesto Franco, Fredric Jameson, Abdelfattah Kilito, Pier Vincenzo Mengaldo, Mario Vargas Llosa

Book Description | Reviews
Preface [in PDF format] | Eco from Vol. 2 [PDF only] | Anderson from Vol. 2 [PDF only] | Schwarz from Vol. 1 [PDF only] | Arac from Vol. 1 [PDF only]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

On The Novel ix

1.1. A STRUGGLE FOR SPACE 1

From Oral to Written: An Anthropological Breakthrough in Storytelling by JACK GOODY 3

The Control of the Imagination and the Novel by LUIZ COSTA LIMA 37

Historiography and Fiction in Chinese Culture by HENRY Y. H. ZHAO 69

The Novel on Trial by WALTER SITI 94

1.2. P OLYGENESIS

The Ancient Greek Novel: A Single Model or a Plurality of Forms? by TOMAS HÄGG 125

Medieval French Romance by ALBERTO VARVARO 156

The Novel in Premodern China by ANDREW H. PLAKS 181

Critical Apparatus: The Semantic Field of "Narrative"
Stefano Levi Della Torre, Midrash 217
Maurizio Bettini, Mythos/Fabula 225
Adriana Boscaro, Monogatari 241
Judith T. Zeitlin, Xiaoshuo 249
Abdelfattah Kilito, Qisa 262
Piero Boitani, Romance 269
Maria Di Salvo, Povest' 283

1.3. THE EUROPEAN ACCELERATION

The Short, Happy Life of the Novel in Spain by JOAN RAMON RESINA 291

313 Forms of Popular Narrative in France and England: 1700-1900 by DANIEL COU{{Eacute}}GNAS

The Rise of Fictionality by CATHERINE GALLAGHER 336

Serious Century by FRANCO MORETTI 364

The Ruse of the Russian Novel by WILLIAM MILLS TODD III 401

1.4. THE CIRCLE WIDENS

Critical Apparatus: The Market for Novels-Some Statistical Profiles
James Raven, Britain, 1750-1830 429
John Austin, United States, 1780-1850 455
Giovanni Ragone, Italy, 1815-1870 466
Elisa Martí-López and Mario Santana, Spain, 1843-1900 479
Priya Joshi, India, 1850-1900 495
Jonathan Zwicker, Japan, 1850-1900 509
Wendy Griswold, Nigeria, 1950-2000 521

The Sign of the Voice: Orality and Writing in the United States by ALESSANDRO PORTELLI 531

The Long Nineteenth Century of the Japanese Novel by JONATHAN ZWICKER 553

Epic and Novel in India by MEENAKSHI MUKHERJEE 596

The Novel of a Continent: Latin America by GERALD MARTIN 632

The Extroverted African Novel by EILEEN JULIEN 667

1.5. TOWARD WORLD LITERATURE

The Novelists' International by MICHAEL DENNING 703

Fecundities of the Unexpected: Magical Realism, Narrative, and History by ATO QUAYSON 726

Readings: Traditions in Contact

Abdelfattah Kilito, Al-Saq `ala al-saq f im a huwa al-Faryaq
(Ahmad Faris Shidya q, Paris, 1855) 759
Norma Field, Drifting Clouds (Futabatei Shimei, Japan, 1887-1889) 766
Jale Parla, A Carriage Affair (Recaizade Mahmut Ekrem, Turkey, 1896) 775
Jongyon Hwang, The Heartless (Yi Kwangsu, Korea, 1917) 781
M. Keith Booker, Chaka (Thomas Mofolo, South Africa, 1925) 786
M. R. Ghanoonparvar, The Blind Owl (Sadeq Hedayat, Iran, 1941) 794

Readings: Americas

Alessandro Portelli, Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe, United States, 1852) 805
Roberto Schwarz, Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas ( J. M. Machado de Assis, Brazil, 1880) 816
Jonathan Arac, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain, United States, 1884) 841
Ernesto Franco, Pedro Páramo ( Juan Rulfo, Mexico, 1955) 855
Stephanie Merrim, Grande Sertão: Veredas ( João Guimarães Rosa, Brazil, 1956) 862
José Miguel Oviedo, The Death of Artemio Cruz (Carlos Fuentes, Mexico, 1962) 870
Clarisse Zimra, Lone Sun (Daniel Maximin, Guadeloupe, 1981) 876
Alessandro Portelli, Beloved (Toni Morrison, United States, 1987) 886

Contributors 893

Author Index 897

Works Cited Index 907

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