[Ads-l] What is a NOVEL?

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Mon Jul 9 11:07:33 EDT 2018


https://www.visualthesaurus.com/cm/wc/novel-gazing/

> On Jul 9, 2018, at 9:15 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> 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:
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>> 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:
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>> 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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