Definition of antinovel in English:

antinovel

Line breaks: anti|novel
Pronunciation: /ˈantɪˌnɒv(ə)l
 
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noun

  • A novel in which the conventions and traditions of the genre are studiously avoided.
    More example sentences
    • The exemplary works of artistic autonomy were, for Adorno, the ‘experimental’ works of modernism, especially the music of Arnold Schoenberg and in literature the antinovels of Samuel Beckett.
    • It's novel and antinovel, locked in carnal embrace, and fighting it out for the earthly vehicle of the author.
    • But Rowson's Tristram Shandy is an antinovel not about WRITING but about READING Sterne's Tristram Shandy.

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