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I’m reading Hemingway’s novella, The Old Man and the Sea.
  a work of fiction whose length and complexity is between a short story and a novel
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  • I’m reading Hemingway’s novella, The Old Man and the Sea.
  • Waiting for a suit to be pressed, he discovered from the Corriere della Sera that "una novella di Sinclair Lewis ’Wall Street’ nella quale autore analizza la vita sociale di una piccola citta Americana."
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Those two thematic elements are encoded into the plot of the novella.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • As you must know, it would be unusual for us to publish a complete novella by an unknown writer, or for that matter a well-established one.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement

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  • …Savoyen und Tirol; Orlando Furioso; the original French edition of La Chartreuse de Parme; a Boy Scout manual that had been split in two; a small volume of Dante entitled Vita Nuova-Rime; and an extraordinary short English pornographic novella (that Alessandro read even before he unpacked) in which a barely disguised Prince of Wales traveled to Paris to spend time in a warm pool with half a dozen of the worlds most beautiful and licentious women, exploring with every part of his…
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • "Give me five hundred and I’ll show you the cathedral and I’ll take you to Santa Maria Novella.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • His novella The Turn of the Screw (1898) is about a governess who tries, without success, to protect the two children in her care from a particularly nasty ghost who seeks to take possession of them.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • In his exquisite novella "The Fox," Lawrence creates one of the oddest triangles in literature.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Desire and power in his little novella The Woman Who Rode Away (1928).
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • On one level, everything we need to know is there in those two names, and the rest of the novella pretty much acts as a gloss on these two telling names.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • Not since her week in Primrose Hill, typing out the novella, and what a foolish excitement that seemed now.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • Everything she did not wish to confront was also missing from her novella—and was necessary to it.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • If you read that beautiful little novella and neither of these names suggests anything to you, you really need to pay more attention.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • D. H. Lawrence gave us any number of short stories where characters devour and destroy one another in life-and-death contests of will, novellas like "The Fox" (1923) and even novels like Women in Love (1920), in which Gudrun Brangwen and Gerald Crich, although ostensibly in love with one another, each realize that only one of them can survive and so engage in mutually destructive behavior.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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