Reading the European Novel to 1900

Reading the European Novel to 1900 by Daniel R. Schwarz
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1444330470 | 304 pages | PDF | 4,2 MB

Offers a close reading of individual texts with attention to their cultural and canonical context
Examines the history and evolution of the novel to 1900 and defines each author’s aesthetic, cultural, political, and historical significance
Covers essential and frequently taught masterworks up to 1900, including Cervantes’ Don Quixote; Tolstoy’s War and Peace and Anna Karenina; Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground, Crime and Punishment, and The Brothers Karamazov; Stendhal’s The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma; Flaubert’s Madame Bovary and Sentimental Education; Balzac’s Pere Goriot; and Zola’s Germinal
Written with students and teachers in mind, this book provides accessible and engaging discussions of each novel, along with important pedagogical tools