Definition of Novels. Meaning of Novels. Synonyms of Novels

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Definition of Novels

Novel
Novel 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 successive emperors. Novel assignment (Law), a new assignment or specification of a suit. Syn: New; recent; modern; fresh; strange; uncommon; rare; unusual. 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.
Novel
Novel 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. --Latimer. 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 Novel, a.

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, Daniel Defoe's Robinson...
- all romance novels, most romance novels are told from a woman's viewpoint, in either first or third person. Although most romance novels are about hetero****ual...
- Publication and Formats of Comics, Graphic Novels, and Tankobon", Image & Narrative #1 (Dec. 2000) Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know by Paul Gravett...
- unknown author to the public. Most publishers purchase rights to novels, especially debut novels, through literary agents, who screen client work before sending...
- resemble mixed-media novels. In ****anese terminology, a distinction is often made between visual novels (abbreviated NVL, derived from "novel"), which consist...
- Waverley Novels are a long series of novels by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832). For nearly a century, they were among the most po****r and widely read novels in...
- later aut****d novels featuring the character not directly based on the stories presented in the strips. Matt Forbeck became a writer of novels based on video...
- and like each other". The novel has been noted for its exceptional length. Smythe noted that "the book is essentially two novels", and at "fourteen hundred...
- The Neapolitan Novels are a 4-part series by the Italian author Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein and published by Europa Editions (New York)...
- wilderness survival novel written by American writer Gary Paulsen. It is the first novel of five in the Hatchet series. Other novels in the series include...
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