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written in the form of or carried on by letters or correspondence

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The argument is convincing but the concluding paragraph of Postal Culture (160) adds one question to the topic of Italian illiteracy rates that remains unanswered: who were "the significant number of Italian readers" of epistolary novels who also read "foreign novels in translation" (p.
Jan Fergus has argued that Lady Susan bears a strong thematic link to Maria Edgeworth's epistolary novel Leonora, a critique of the culture of sensibility that anticipates the concerns of Sense and Sensibility.
Perhaps, the greatest strength of this epistolary novel is the subtle and convincing manner in which he unveils the character of J.
This introduction explores theoretical positions on the epistolary novel and letter writing, showing the various reasons why the letter has frequently been employed as a form of expression in fictional writing and why it has been claimed to be suited to certain types of confessional writing.
Written as an epistolary novel, The Lacuna is the story of a man's quest for identity amid the turbulent political setting of 1950s Mexico and the United States.
This moving epistolary novel starts in the winter of 1946, just after the end of WW II in a stark London, barely recovering.
Abramovitsh's The Travels of Benjamin the Third (1895) and Sholem Aleichem's epistolary novel Menakhem-Mendl (1912).
In this third installment of the Owen Skye series, Alan Cumyn gives us a characteristically unique epistolary novel, consisting of Owen's letters to his true love--the fabulous Sylvia Tull.
It's what they call an epistolary novel - it's a series of letters, like Dear John letters in The Sun.
A contemporary epistolary novel, it's written as a series of emails to a Yahoo
The first, "Love Notes and Letters", was a collection of her most intimate letters to her lover, Antoine de Villedieu, and the second, "The Letter Case", was an epistolary novel constructed as a set of ten letters from the Marquis de Naumanoir to a nobleman in the provinces, which lightheartedly discuss the romantic misadventures of various Parisian socialites.
These intimacies help to explain why manuscript newsletters survived as long as they did and why the epistolary novel took hold.
John LeCarre's epistolary novel A Perfect Spy draws its central conflict from the battle between the British Parliament and Charles I, as recounted in Winston Churchill's four-volume A History of the English Speaking Peoples.
One is shaped like a soap opera, one like an epistolary novel, and the rest like short stories.
in Graffigny 1993, 3) (7) from his epistolary novel Lettres persanes.