The novel as we know it developed before drama.The earliest "drama" was ancient Greek stage plays, no one knows exactly when they started, but by the 5th century BC, [ there were organized competitions as part of festivals for the god Dionysus. Early versions of the prose "novel" as we know it include "The Tale of Genji" in the 11th century AD, and are dependent on other events, like the invention of paper... Epics and sagas were already known in ancient cultures...but if you define "Novel" as a written, fictional prose narrative in book form, then Drama as a form of storytelling definitely came first.>>False. ]
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The novel as we know it developed before drama is False.
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