In an essay of prophetic vision, Lukacs defines a critical realism: 'anyone who wants to become more intimately acquainted with the prehistory of the important ideologies of the [nineteen-] twenties and thirties ...will be helped by a critical reading of this book.'

The Theory of the Novel 1978, Merlin Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780850362367

UK edition

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Theory of the Novel 1971, The Merlin Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780850361391