The Hard Knock Script: Armchair Theatre at its best, or worst, depending on your point of view. Welcome to that dour Northern grit, even if the opening scene is incongruously in a first class Pullman heading up North. Though his brother Kevin has been hanged for murder, Pat is determined to prove Kevin's innocence.
History[ edit ] The novella as a literary genre began developing in the early Renaissance by the Italian and French literatura, principally Giovanni Boccaccioauthor of The Decameron Not until the late 18th and early 19th centuries did writers fashion the novella into a literary genre structured by precepts and rules, generally in a realistic mode.
At that time, the Germans were the most active writers of the novelle German: Novellen tend to contain a concrete symbol, which is the narrative's focal point. The conflicts also have more time to develop than in short stories. Wells and are often intended to be read at a single sitting, as is the short story, although in a novella white space is often used to divide the sections, and therefore, the novella maintains a single effect.
The novella is generally not as formally experimental as the long story and the novel can be, and it usually lacks the subplots, the multiple points of view, and the generic adaptability that are common in the novel.
It is most often concerned with personal and emotional development rather than with the larger social sphere. The novella generally retains something of the unity of impression that is a hallmark of the short story, but it also contains more highly developed characterization and more luxuriant description.
See the article Word count for comparative word counts. This etymological distinction avoids confusion of the literatures and the forms, with the novel being the more important, established fictional form.
Less often, longer works are referred to as novellas. The subjectivity of the parameters of the novella genre is indicative of its shifting and diverse nature as an art form. On a web search engine, input "novels" and "length" and you will find tables of word counts, separating out novels from novellas, even from the esoteric and still shorter "novelette"—as though prose works were dog show contestants, needing to be entered into proper categories.
But when it comes to writing, any distinctions that begin with an objective and external quality like size are bound to be misleading. The delicate, gem-like jigsaw of Thornton Wilder 's The Bridge of San Luis Ray [ sic ] could not be more unlike the feverishly cunning philosophical monologue of Albert Camus ' The Fallbut both novels are about the same length.
Despite these problems, however, the novella's length provides unique advantages; in the introduction to a novella anthology titled Sailing to Byzantium, Robert Silverberg writes: Thus it provides an intense, detailed exploration of its subject, providing to some degree both the concentrated focus of the short story and the broad scope of the novel.
The author described it as a novella, but the panel for the Man Booker Prize in qualified the book as a "short novel". A similar case is found with a much older work of fiction: The Call of the Wild by Jack London.
This book, by modern standards, is short enough and straightforward enough to qualify as a novella. However, historically, it has been regarded as a novel.
A range between 7, and 17, words is common among awards. Novellas that appear on multiple best-of lists Title.THE POISONED NEEDLE Suppressed Facts About Vaccination By Eleanor McBean [Whale, June ] To read only the polio sections see Hidden Dangers in Polio Vaccine by Eleanor McBean.
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