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Birth Of The Modern Novel

Part 1, Beginnings

  • Table of Contents

  • About This Feature

  • Introduction

  • nature and history of the true novel

  • Evolution of the Story—Prehistory

  • About Genus and Species

  • About Homo Sapiens and Homo sapiens sapiens

  • Archaic Humans

  • Did Homo Habilis Tell Stories?

  • Did Homo Erectus Tell Stories?

  • True Neanderthals

  • Cro-Magnon Man in Prehistoric Europe

  • Graphic Cave Markers in Upper Paleolithic Europe

  • Ötzi, the Tyrolean Iceman

  • Australian Aborigine Songs and Dances

  • Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon "Overlap"

  • What Are We to Make of Prehistoric Storytelling?

  • Evolution of the StoryAn Historic Overview

    Modern Novels Compared with Modern Short Stories and Novellas

    Modern Novels Compared With Other Literary Forms

    How Stories Evolve into Literary Forms. The Evolution of the Novel Literary Form

    Ancient and Classical Storytelling Prior to the Seventeenth Century

  • Ancient Stories and Classical Stories—True or False?

  • The Modern Novel -- How Close Did the Ancient and Classical Worlds Come?
  • Part 2—Coming Next



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