Novel: Quiz


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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Madame de Pompadour spending her afternoon with a book, 1756 – religious and scientific reading has a different iconography.
  Paul Auster, Salman Rushdie and Shimon Peres, New York City, 2008
  New novels in a Berlin bookshop, March 2009
  Berlin, May 10, 1933, Nazi book burning.

Question 2: Cambridge: ________ Press.
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyNortheastern UniversityBoston UniversityHarvard University

Question 3: ________'s prose fictions had appeared as "novels" in the 1680s and were reprinted in collections of her works which turned the scandalous authoress into a modern classic.
Virginia WoolfEnglandAphra BehnOroonoko

Question 4: The term novel – today in a twisted history (see below) connected with the appearance of ________'s Robinson Crusoe (1719) – has been present on the market since the 16th century.
William DampierGlasgowJonathan SwiftDaniel Defoe

Question 5: ________'s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1759-1767) rejected continuous narration.
Laurence SterneNovelEnglandJohann Wolfgang von Goethe

Question 6: The 19th-century ________ became the arena of such explorations of personal developments that separated the individual from, and then reunited it with, his or her social environment.
Philip RothBildungsromanHayy ibn YaqdhanDavid Copperfield (novel)

Question 7: Crossovers into other genres – the novel as film, the film as novel, the amalgam of the novel and the ________ that led to the evolution of the graphic novel – have strengthened the genre's influence on the collective imagination and the arena of ongoing debates.
Comic bookComicsBritish comicsAmerican comic book

Question 8: The events of World War II found their reflections in novels from Günter Grass' The Tin Drum (1959) to Joseph Heller's ________ (1961).
YossarianCaptain AardvarkCatch-22Catch-22 (film)

Question 9: The new theorists' claim that art could never be original, that it always played with existing materials, that language basically recalled itself had been an accepted truth in the world of ________.
Robert E. HowardScience fiction magazineAmazing StoriesPulp magazine

Question 10: Works of the Chanson de geste tradition revived the memory of ancient Thebes, Dido and ________, and Alexander the Great.

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