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Asked in Books and Literature, Word and Phrase Origins, Literary Terminology, The Difference Between
What is the difference between classic and contemporary novels?
contemporary is new classic is old
Asked in Literature Classics
Why do classic novels omit place names?
There could be several reasons for classic novels omitting place names. Some of the authors could not have wanted to tell exactly where the events were taking place, or simply because they were in places that did not exist in some cases. ...
Asked in Books and Literature
What are the classic novels?
The definition of a classic novel is a novel which can be applied to any time period. There's not a specific list of "Classic Novels." They can be as old as Homer's Odyssey, or as recent as Thoreau's Walden. Keep in mind however, that even though the exact circumstances of the novel might not be applicable to any time period, the deeper social or political message can. ...
Asked in Entertainment & Arts, Movies, Oscars
How many movies based on Novels have won both the Pulitzer and an Oscar for Best-Picture?
Only two novels adapted for movies has won both the Pulitzer Prize and the Oscar for Best-Picture, the first is the Civil War classic 'Gone With The Wind' which won the Pulitzer in 1937 and the Oscar for Best-Picture in 1939, the second was for Robert Warren Penn's "All The King's Men" which won the Pulitzer in 1947 and the Oscar for Best-Picture in 1949. ...
Asked in Banned and Challenged Books
What are the 3 classic American novels that were banned?
The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck, As I Lay Dying by Faulkner, and The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald. ...