Novel

[Roman law] In Roman law, a Novel (Lat. novella) is a new decree or edict, in other words a new law. The term was used from the fourth century AD onwards and was specifically used for laws issued after the publishing of the Codex Theodosianus in 438 and then for the Justiniac Novels, or Novellae Constitutiones. The term was used on and off ...
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Novel

A novel is a long narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story. While Ian Watt in The Rise of the Novel (1957) suggests that the novel came into being in the early 18th century, the genre has also been described as `a continuous and comprehensive history of about two thou....
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Novel

[musician] Alonzo Mario Stevenson, (born September 3, 1981) professionally known as Novel, is an American hip-hop/soul artist based in Los Angeles, California. He is a Grammy Award winning songwriter, singer, rapper and producer with also 5 Grammy nominations. He is the son of Motown`s William `Mickey` Stevenson and the grandson of soul pio...
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Novel

[disambiguation] A novel is a long prose narrative. Novel may also refer to: ...
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novel

[adj] - pleasantly novel or different 2. [n] - a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction 3. [n] - a extended fictional work in prose
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novel

Extended fictional prose narrative, usually between 30,000...
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Novel

Nov'el adjective [ Old French novel , nuvel , French nouvel , nouveau , Latin novellus , dim. of novus new. See New .] Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. » In civi...
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Novel

Nov'el noun [ French nouvelle . See Novel , adjective ] 1. That which is new or unusual; a novelty. 2. plural News; fresh tidings. [ Obsolete] « Some came of curiosity to hear some novels Latimer. 3....
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novel

Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. ... In civil law, the novel or new constitutions are those which are supplemental to the code, and posterior in time to the other books. These contained new decrees of successive emperors. Novel assignment, a new assignment or specif...
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novel

refreshing adjective pleasantly new or different; `common sense of a most refreshing sort`
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novel

noun a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; `his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels`; `he burned all the novels`
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novel

noun a extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
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Novel

• (a.) Of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. • (a.) That which is new or unusual; a novelty. • (a.) News; fresh tidings. • (a.) A fictitious tale or narrative, professing to be conformed to real life; esp., one intended to exhibit the operation of the...
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novel

an invented prose narrative of considerable length and a certain complexity that deals imaginatively with human experience, usually through a ... [19 related articles]
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novel

novel 1. New and different, often in an interesting, unusual, or inventive way. 2. Strikingly new, unusual, or different; of recent origin or introduction; not ancient; new; hence, out of the ordinary course; unusual; strange; surprising. Everything at its first occurrence is considered to be new; that is, novel or which is so much out of the ord...
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novel

Long piece of fictional prose with a large number of characters, plots, settings. Sometimes the difference between a short novel and a long short story are not too great although the plot in a novel is usually rather complex.
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novel

novel, in modern literary usage, a sustained work of prose fiction a volume or more in length. It is distinguished from the short story and the fictional sketch, which are necessarily brief. Although the novel has a place in the literatures of all nations, this article concentrates on the evolution ...
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novel

Extended fictional prose narrative, usually between 30,000 and 100,000 words in length, that deals imaginatively with human experience through the psychological development of the central characters and their relationship with a broader world. The modern novel took its name and inspiration from the Italian novella, the short tale...
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Novel

A work of fiction consisting of 45,000 words or more.
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Novel

In its broadest sense, a novel is any extended fictional prose narrative focusing on a few primary c
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