Contribution to Book
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.
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Balbert, P. (2021). The novel. In M. McKinley (Ed.), Norman Mailer in context (pp. 69-79). Cambridge University Press. http://doi.org/10.1017/9781108774413.009
Norman Mailer in Context