Posts tagged ‘novel’

Complete English novel without using the letter e

Ernest Vincent Wright’s 1939 novel Gadsby has 50,110 words, none of which contains the letter e. Don’t believe that a novel could […]

04/26/2010. Category: literature. Tags: ,

World’s first novel was written by a woman

In the year 1007 a Japanese noble woman, Murasaki Shikibu, wrote the world’s first full novel. Called “The tale of Genji,” it […]

02/08/2010. Category: literature. Tags: , , ,

The novel and the novella

The novel has always had the reputation of being light entertainment, almost bordering on the frivolous. Part of the blame for this […]

02/08/2010. Category: literature. Tags: , , ,