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Literature, rhetoric & criticism

Fantasy: How It Works

ISBN : 9780192856234

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¥4,092
Author: 
Brian Attebery
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x216 mm
Pub date
Jul 2022
An exciting and accessible study of the genre of fantasy. One of the dominant modes of storytelling in the twenty-first century, fantasy can mirror contemporary experiences and convey our anxieties a ... Read more

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Fatal Fictions: Crime and Investigation in Law and Literature

ISBN : 9780190610784

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¥14,762
Author: 
Alison L. LaCroix; Richard H. McAdams; Martha C. Nussbaum
Pages
344 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jan 2017
Writers of fiction have always confronted topics of crime and punishment. This age-old fascination with crime on the part of both authors and readers is not surprising, given that criminal justice to ... Read more

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Fiction and Narrative

ISBN : 9780198776604

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¥4,906
Author: 
Derek Matravers
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Feb 2017
For the past twenty years there has been a virtual consensus in philosophy that there is a special link between fiction and the imagination. In particular, fiction has been defined in terms of the ima ... Read more

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Fiction and the Weave of Life

ISBN : 9780199642571

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¥6,138
Author: 
John Gibson
Pages
212 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
142 x 215 mm
Pub date
Jan 2012
Literature is a source of understanding and insight into the human condition. Yet ever since Aristotle, philosophers have struggled to provide a plausible account of how this can be the case. For sure ... Read more

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Fictional Characters, Real Problems: The Search for Ethical Content in Literature

ISBN : 9780198715719

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¥14,938
Author: 
Garry L. Hagberg
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 240 mm
Pub date
Mar 2016
Literature is a complex and multifaceted expression of our humanity of a kind that is instructively resistant to simplification; reduction to a single element that would constitute literature's defini ... Read more

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Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945-1975

ISBN : 9780190623975

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¥6,853
Author: 
Michael LeMahieu
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Oct 2016
Fictions of Fact and Value argues that the philosophy of logical positivism, considered the antithesis of literary postmodernism, exerts a determining influence on the development of American fiction ... Read more

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Finding Truth in Fiction: What Fan Culture Gets Right-and Why it's Good to Get Lost in a Story

ISBN : 9780190643607

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¥6,336
Author: 
Karen E. Dill-Shackleford; Cynthia Vinney
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Mar 2020
In Finding Truth in Fiction, two media psychologists reveal that there's much more to our desire to seek out stories in film, TV, and books than simple diversion - fiction can help us find truth in ou ... Read more

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Flat Protagonists: A Theory of Novel Character

ISBN : 9780190496760

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¥11,330
Author: 
Marta Figlerowicz
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
140 x 210 mm
Pub date
Jan 2017
We've all encountered protagonists who, over the course of a novel, turn out to be more complicated than we thought at first. But what does one do with a major character who simplifies as a novel prog ... Read more

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Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

ISBN : 9780190274146

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¥7,711
Author: 
William Marling
Pages
232 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
May 2016
The romantic idea of the writer as an isolated genius has been discredited, but there are few empirical studies documenting the role of "gatekeeping" in the literary process. How do friends, agents, e ... Read more

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Genetic Criticism: Tracing Creativity in Literature

ISBN : 9780192846792

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¥12,276
Author: 
Dirk Van Hulle
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2022
In Genetic Criticism, Dirk Van Hulle introduces the study of creative processes to an Anglophone audience. As a method in the study of literary writing processes, genetic criticism is also a reading s ... Read more

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