A Note on Selected Names in James Hynes’s Academic Novel The Lecturer’s Tale
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This note offers a brief discussion of selected names in the literary sub-genre commonly labeled the ‘academic novel,’ and exemplified in The Lecturer’s Tale by James Hynes. It defines the genre and enumerates its most common features. Because this note constitutes an overview of nomenclature in one specific academic novel, it is exemplary rather than comprehensive.
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