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The Pitfalls And Pleasures Of The Current Realist Novel

Realist Novel

First Posted: 08/01/11 02:03 PM ET Updated: 10/01/11 06:12 AM ET

nytimes.com:

Lately the realist novel’s been getting realistic. Originally developed in response to a highfalutin form gone stale, realism has a long and glorious tradition of extraordinary yarns about ordinary people. But the name “realism” was never quite right.

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