Title

The Novel

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2021

Abstract

This chapter provides readers with a sense of the various ways Mailer experimented with and contributed to the novel form, as he tried his hand at everything from political allegory to detective novel to spy thriller to ancient epic, among other novelistic genres. The chapter contextualizes Mailer’s novels within their various genres and offers an overview of his development within the form.

Editor

Maggie McKinley

DOI

10.1017/9781108774413.009

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

ISBN

9781108477666

Publication Information

Norman Mailer in Context

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