antinovel[an′tī näv′əl; -tē-, -ti-]
antinovel definition by Webster's New World
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a work of prose fiction in which such characteristics of the traditional novel as character development, the realistic description of society, and, esp., a clearly developed narrative are deliberately de-emphasized or rejected
Origin: translated, translation of French antiroman, term coined by Jean-Paul Sartre
antinovel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A fictional work characterized by the absence of traditional elements of the novel, such as coherent plot structure, consistent point of view, and realistic character portrayal.
- anˌti·novˈel·ist noun