IDEAS AND THE NOVEL. by McCarthy, Mary.


Edition: First printing.

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - The Northcliff Lectures originally presented in London in 1980 - among the authors whom McCarthy looks at from the perspective of 'ideas' in their books are Henry James, Hugo, Balzac, George Eliot and Dickens, and 20th century writers, including Bellow, Malamud and Roth, all writers of the Jewish novel. ISBN: 0-15-1436827.

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (the last 2 blank pages of the book contain a hand-written 2 page essay on 'My Ideas on Novel' dated and signed by a writer who apparently is still not published - reference is made to his novel being at a literary agent; dj is price-clipped.)

Book ID: 20240
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