How Fiction Works

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Product Number: Z100127992
Released: Aug 17, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481552882
Narrator/s: James Adams
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What makes a story a story? What is style? What's the connection between realism and real life? These are some of the questions James Wood answers in How Fiction Works, the first book-length essay by the preeminent critic of his generation. Raging widely from Homer to David Foster Wallace, from What Maisie Knew to Make Way for Ducklings, Woods takes the reader through the basic elements of the art of fiction, step-by-step. He sums up two decades of insight with wit and concision, resulting in nothing less than a philosophy of the novel, which has won critical acclaim nationwide, from the San Francisco Chronicle to the New York Times Book Review.

Author(s): James Wood
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Apr 21, 2009

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Author(s): James Wood
Product Number EB00103481
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781429908658

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