[Ads-l] What is a NOVEL?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 9 09:15:13 EDT 2018


Hey, Mark, I warned about just this development years ago, with many
gratuitous updates!

And it ain't restricted to fiction!

JL

On Mon, Jul 9, 2018 at 8:26 AM Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've read somewhere that the use of "novel" is spreading out, like soup
> spilled on a tablecloth, to include any kind of fiction. Bleah!
>
> Mark Mandel
>
> On Jul 9, 2018 3:28 AM, "Charles C Doyle" <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:
>
> A website called "shortlist.com" lists among "the 30 greatest war novels
> of
> all time" Shakespeare's _Henry VI_ (the trilogy, apparently).
>
>
> --Charlie
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