historical novel


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historical novel

n.
A novel that re-creates a period or event in history and often uses historical figures as some of its characters.
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Thus we have the beginning of the historical novel.
As The Angel of Soriano unfolds, readers receive a satisfying blend of romance and historical novel set against the backdrop of a world torn asunder by desire, political strife, adversity, and choices.
Crossing Ebenezer Creek is a poignant historical novel about the meaning of freedom and the heartache of dreams.
Looking at the work of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous novelists, this study chronicles the evolution of the Australian postcolonial historical novel from 1989 to the present.
The Historical Novel Society, in a recent review, praised the literary historical novel The Golden Chalice of Hunahpu: A Novel of the Spanish Attack on the Maya (Full Court Press, 2014).
This historical novel is a skilful interweaving of three stories in one.
At first glance Q demonstrates the ideological and narrative achievements of the 19th-century historical novel following theories of Lukacs and White, yet in playing with the theme of (multiple) identity its authors point toward what will become postmodern parody of those achievements in 54.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 24, 2015-Orion Fiction acquires rights to debut historical novel by TV presenter Neil Oliver
Critique: A superbly crafted historical novel with impressive attention to detail from beginning to end, "Llywelyn" is a impressively entertaining novel of the first order and demonstrates author John Huges as a master of the storytelling arts.
For him,"every novel, except sci-fi, is a historical novel.
Re-Making the Italians: Collective Identities in the Contemporary Italian Historical Novel
Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner, a fast-paced historical novel, adds a memorable perspective to Native American literature for teens.

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