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How Fiction Works

How Fiction Works( )
Author: Wood, James
ISBN:978-1-250-18392-7
Publication Date:Aug 2018
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

10th anniversary revised edition with new Introduction

How Fiction Works is a scintillating study of the magic of fiction--an analysis of its main elements and a celebration of its lasting power. Here one of the most prominent and stylish critics of our time looks into the machinery of storytelling to ask some fundamental questions: What do we mean when we say we "know" a fictional character? What constitutes a telling detail? When is a metaphor successful? Is...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Fiction Writing
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.87 x 7.86 x 0.86 Inches
Book Weight:0.418 Pounds



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