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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A fictional work characterized by the absence of traditional elements of the novel, such as coherent plot structure, consistent point of view, and realistic character portrayal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A novel that deliberately avoids the typical conventions of the novel, such as a coherent plot and protagonist.


anti- +‎ novel (Wiktionary)



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