[an-tee-nov-uh l, an-tahy-]
a literary work in which the author rejects the use of traditional elements of novel structure, especially in regard to development of plot and character.
- antinuclear antibody,
- antinuclear factor,
Origin of antinovel
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Also: anti-roman, nouveau roman a type of prose fiction in which conventional or traditional novelistic elements are rejected
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