Novos Estudos - CEBRAP
versão impressa ISSN 0101-3300
MORETTI, Franco. O romance: história e teoria.Traduzido porJoaquim Toledo Jr.. Novos estud. - CEBRAP [online]. 2009, n.85, pp. 201-212. ISSN 0101-3300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-33002009000300009.
This article tries to answer the following questions: Why are novels written in prose? Why are they usually adventure stories? Why, during the 18th century, there was the rise of the novel in Europe? The aim is to enlarge the conception of the novel and the fields comprised by literary studies.
Palavras-chave : Novel; Prose; Literature.