Gunel Shahin Abdurrahmanova. Foundaton Of Hstorcal Novel And Its Evoluton

Literature / Fiction / Novels

Submitted on: Jan 13, 2015, 06:59:07

Description: The article presents an overview of the historical novel which is dated back to EThe Castle of OtrantoE (1764) by Horace Walpole (1717-1797) of the English writer and the fourth earl of Oxford. But it is mostly evaluated as a Gothic-historical tale. Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) who established the historical novel in literature with his 25 novels. In recent years several historical novels in British literature won Booker Price, including EPossession (1990) by A.S.Byatt (1936¬-), ESacred HungerE (1992) by Barry Unsworth (1930-), EThe Ghost RoadE (1995) by Pat Barker (1943-). While having a research on the historical novel the author intends to put forward an idea of creation of history in a historical fiction. In Azerbaijani Literature Mammad Said Ordubadi (1872-1950) with his historical novels, including EMisty TabrizE (1933-1948), EFighting CityE (1938), ESecret BakuE (1940), EThe Sword and the PenE (1946-1948) recreated the historical fate and struggle of the Azerbaijani people and the portrait of the genius poet Nizami Ganjavi of the XII century.

The full-text article has been published in the "IntellectualArchive" journal , Vol.4, Num.1, January 2015, ISSN 1929-4700.

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