Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 July 2010

176 Pages

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719082092

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Odoevsky's Four Pathways into Modern Fiction

A Comparative Study

Neil Cornwell

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Examines well known writers Hoffmann, Pasternak, Manzoni, Bram Stoker, William Hope Hodgson and Olaf Stapledon, and some comtemporary authors
  • Features the artistical-musical story, the development of interstellar travel and the rise of science fiction, the psychic detective, and confessional elements of the novel
  • Themes include musical 'biography', cosmic travel, 'metaphysical detection', duelling and monkish behaviour

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