noun, plural no·vel·las, no·vel·le [noh-vel-ee, -vel-ey] /noʊˈvɛl i, -ˈvɛl eɪ/.
Origin of novella
Examples from the Web for novella
And in some ways [the novella at the end of the collection] “Jack and the Mad Dog” just sort of set me free.
I see my novella as being part of that—as part of the social discourse.
I tried to make that clear in the author's note at the start of the novella, but it seems that I was not emphatic enough.
The surprise is that the 127-page novella is far from terrible and creepy.
Three years later, I returned to Beijing and wrote my first novella—Stick Out Your Tongue, inspired by my travels through Tibet.
And yet in comparison with its importance in this respect the novella and the romance of chivalry are quite insignificant.John Lyly|John Dover Wilson
With Crabbe the novella became as distinctly the short story as it has become in the hands of Miss Wilkins.Literature and Life|William Dean Howells
The Novella is crowned every year at Assumption, and her red robe is changed at the same time; it is the custom.Very Woman|Remy de Gourmont
These circumstances determined the length and ruled the mechanism of the Novella.
The name is derived from Calandro, a simpleton of Calandrino's type; and the interest of the plot is that of a Novella.
noun plural -las or -le (-leɪ)
Word Origin for novella
1902; see novel (n.).