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novelette

1. an extended prose narrative story or short novel
2. a novel that is regarded as being slight, trivial, or sentimental
3. a short piece of lyrical music, esp one for the piano
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In the early twentieth century, he recognizes Algernon Blackwood's "The Nemesis of Fire" (1908) as the period's unsurpassed novelette while also admiring C.
While there is more in this novelette that is Modernist than Postmodern, with the protagonist's mood approaching despair, his growing confusion and jumbled values reveal an emerging Postmodern protagonist.
The tale is fundamental in understanding the core of the novelette, creating a connection between the Taoist tale's protagonist Kao and Buddy's protagonist, Seymour, based on their abilities to see beyond externals and recognize inner qualities.
THE STORY: Set in the middle of the 21st century, Cyberabad Days contains seven stories--all but one of them, "Vishnu at the Circus," previously published--that posit a future India steeped in technological transformation (the Hugo Award-winning novelette "The Djinn's Wife"), a changing culture ("The Eligible Boy"), and war ("Sanjeev and Robotwallah" and "Kyle Meets the River"), an India where "aeais" (artificial intelligences) and mortals coexist.
Thus the novel presents the reader with a complex of plots and subplots and hasn't quite overcome its origins as a series of novelettes, as several competing Cliological societies try to eliminate their rivals.
in Nova Scotia, examines instances of aliens (often not studied seriously) in short stories, novellas, and novelettes and what they convey about human existence.
99) is a collection of three novelettes written by crime masters Jeffery Deaver, Joyce Carol Oates and Ed McBain.
I recently read The Magpie Jacket and the book listed more than 30 other novelettes written by him, costing the princely sum of one shilling in about 1950.
The first two of the Trois Novelettes, for example, date from 1927 with the third added in 1959; the Suite Napoli took three years to complete; and the 15 Improvisations were published in four groups between 1932 and 1959.
Holmes's adventures were chronicled in four novelettes and 56 short stories.
THREE PARALLEL NOVELETTES compose the most recent collection by the Peruvian author Alonso Cueto.
The denigrated genres are there in abundance: romance, novelettes, westerns, 'hard-boiled' and so on.