The Art of the Novel, Milan Kundera
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The Art of the Novel

Author: Milan Kundera

Narrator: Graeme Malcolm

Unabridged: 8 hr 35 min

Format: Digital Audiobook (DRM Protected)

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 09/25/2012

Genre: Literary Criticism

Synopsis

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.

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