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 abstract of this article will be published in the January 2015 issue of "Intellectual Archive Bulletin", ISSN 1929-1329.

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

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