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Appropriate Form: An Essay on the Novel Barbara Hardy

Appropriate Form: An Essay on the Novel

Barbara Hardy

Published June 16th 2014
ISBN : 9781306723350
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229 pages
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In this substantial essay on the novel (first published in 1964) Barbara Hardy distinguishes three integral aspects of the art of fiction ? story, the working-out of a moral problem, and ?truthfulness?, defined as ?the lively representation ofMoreIn this substantial essay on the novel (first published in 1964) Barbara Hardy distinguishes three integral aspects of the art of fiction ? story, the working-out of a moral problem, and ?truthfulness?, defined as ?the lively representation of reality?. From this standpoint she discusses and elucidates some characteristic excellences and limitations of a number of major novels and novelists, including Defoe, Charlotte Bront?, George Eliot, Meredith, James, Hardy, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence.