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By Mark Axelrod

The Poetics of Novels offers with the basics of novel-writing, and even though it engages particular notions of literary and cultural concept, it privileges the architectonics of the texts themselves because it crosses limitations of either time and tradition. The novels studied comprise: Austen's Northanger Abbey, Beckett's Company, Brontë's Wuthering Heights, Cervantes' Don Quixote, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Hamsun's Hunger, Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Lispector's Hour of the Star, and Smart's By Grand primary Station I Sat Down and Wept.

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