Definition of Novels. Meaning of Novels. Synonyms of Novels
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Definition of Novels
NovelNovel Nov"el, a. [OF. novel, nuvel, F. nouvel, nouveau, L.
novellus, dim. of novus new. See New.]
Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence,
out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising.
Note: In civil law, the novel or new constitutions are those
which are supplemental to the code, and posterior in
time to the other books. These contained new decrees of
Novel assignment (Law), a new assignment or specification
of a suit.
Syn: New; recent; modern; fresh; strange; uncommon; rare;
Usage: Novel, New . Everything at its first occurrence is
new; that is novel which is so much out of the
ordinary course as to strike us with surprise. That is
a new sight which is beheld for the first time; that
is a novel sight which either was never seen before or
is seen but seldom. We have daily new inventions, but
a novel one supposes some very peculiar means of
attaining its end. Novel theories are regarded with
distrust, as likely to prove more ingenious than
sound. NovelNovel Nov"el, n. [F. nouvelle. See Novel, a.]
1. That which is new or unusual; a novelty.
2. pl. News; fresh tidings. [Obs.]
Some came of curiosity to hear some novels.
3. A fictitious tale or narrative, professing to be conformed
to real life; esp., one intended to exhibit the operation
of the passions, and particularly of love. --Dryden.
4. [L. novellae (sc. constitutiones): cf. F. novelles.] (Law)
A new or supplemental constitution. See the Note under
Meaning of Novels from wikipedia
- the rise of the literary novel
, reading novels
had only been a form of entertainment. However, one of the earliest English novels
- and like each other." The novel
has been noted
for its exceptional
length. Smythe noted
that "the book is essentially
", and at "fourteen hundred...
. In ****anese terminology, a distinction
made between visual novels
(abbreviated NVL, derived
of Comics, Graphic Novels
, and Tankobon", Image
#1 (Dec. 2000) Graphic Novels
You Need to Know by Paul Gravett...
aut****d novels featuring
not directly based
on the stories presented
in the strips. Matt Forbeck became
of novels based
- the rights
to the series, and would
into two graphic novels
. The graphic novels
by Scottish crime novelist Denise
- the genre
is very old, the romance novel
or romantic novel discussed
in this article
is the m****-market version. Novels
of this type of genre fiction
- sinology, the Cl****ic Chinese Novels
are two sets of the four or six best-known traditional Chinese novels
. The Four Cl****ic Novels include Romance
of the Three...
demographic). "Light novel
" is a wasei-eigo, or a ****anese term formed
in the English
language. Light novels
are often called ranobe
- Time's List of the 100 Best Novels
is an unranked
list of the 100 best novels
—and ten best graphic novels
—published in the English language between
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