antinovelist
noun see antinovel

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antinovelist — noun A writer of antinovels. The difference between a modern novelist like Roth and an eighteenth century moralist and antinovelist like Rousseau …   Wiktionary

  • antinovelist — See antinovel. * * * …   Universalium

  • antinovelist — n. writer that avoids using traditional novel writing techniques …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antinovelist — an·ti·novelist …   English syllables

  • antinovelist — noun see antinovel …   Useful english dictionary

  • antinovel — antinovelist, n. /an tee nov euhl, an tuy /, n. a literary work in which the author rejects the use of traditional elements of novel structure, esp. in regard to development of plot and character. [1955 60; ANTI + NOVEL1] * * * Type of avant… …   Universalium

  • antinovel — noun Date: 1958 a work of fiction that lacks most or all of the traditional features of the novel • antinovelist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Italian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in the Middle Ages was written in Latin. Moreover, it was predominantly… …   Universalium

  • antinovel — n. a novel in which the conventions of the form are studiously avoided. * * * antinovelist, n. /an tee nov euhl, an tuy /, n. a literary work in which the author rejects the use of traditional elements of novel structure, esp. in regard to… …   Useful english dictionary

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