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An edition of How fiction works (2008)

How fiction works

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Provides a somewhat academic approach to a discussion of the main elements of fiction using examples (good and bad) from literature.

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How fiction works
2009, Picador
in English - 1st Picador ed.
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How fiction works
2008, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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New York, USA

Table of Contents

Preface xi
A Note on Footnotes and Dates xv
Narrating 3
Flaubert and Modern Narrative 39
Flaubert and the Rise of the Flaneur 47
Detail 59
Character 95
A Brief History of Consciousness 139
Sympathy and Complexity 169
Language 181
Dialogue 213
Truth, Convention, Realism 223
Bibliography 249
Index 253

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Jonathan D. Lippincott

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Hardcover
Pagination
xvi, 265p.

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OL24328200M
ISBN 10
0374173400
ISBN 13
9780374173401

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