For a New Novel: Essays on Fiction
NY, Grove Press, (1965). The first American edition of Robbe-Grillet's collection of essays that argued for a redefinition of the novel form, to adjust to the times, and a discarding of outdated 19th century conventions. Heavily annotated by Peter Matthiessen, with underlinings, asterisks, question marks, and a long list of page numbers on the rear endpages -- all of it evidence of an emphatically engaged reading. Modest foxing; very good, lacking the dust jacket. [#032398] SOLD

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