Art Of Fiction

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In this entertaining and enlightening collection David Lodge considers the art of fiction under a wide range of headings, drawing on writers as diverse as Henry James, Martin Amis, Jane Austen and James Joyce. He makes the richness and variety of British and American fiction accessible to the general reader.

ISBN: 9780099554240 Author: Lodge, David Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 5th May 2011 Imprint: Vintage Cover: Paperback Dewey: 808.3 (edition:22) Pages: 239 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

In this entertaining and enlightening collection David Lodge considers the art of fiction under a wide range of headings, drawing on writers as diverse as Henry James, Martin Amis, Jane Austen and James Joyce. Looking at ideas such as the Intrusive Author, Suspense, the Epistolary Novel, Magic Realism and Symbolism, and illustrating each topic with a passage taken from a classic or modern novel, David Lodge makes the richness and variety of British and American fiction accessible to the general reader.

He provides essential reading for students, aspiring writers and anyone who wants to understand how fiction works.

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