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Form and Function in the Diary Novel


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Trevor Field
    Pages 1-29
  3. Trevor Field
    Pages 30-53
  4. Trevor Field
    Pages 54-92
  5. Trevor Field
    Pages 93-128
  6. Trevor Field
    Pages 129-143
  7. Trevor Field
    Pages 144-171
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 172-198

About this book


A study of novels written in the form of diaries. Some 75 fictional diarists are followed, with examples ranging from light-hearted works to those of Nobel prize-winners like Sartre and Golding, which the author uses to illustrate the versatility of this literary form.


fiction history history of literature Jean-Paul Sartre novel

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of AberdeenUK

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