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Living Fiction: Reading the British Novel from Daniel Defoe to Julian Barnes

Living Fiction: Reading the British Novel from Daniel Defoe to Julian Barnes

By: William Hutchings (author)Paperback

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Analysing a wide range of extracts from key works of British fiction from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century, William Hutchings lucidly demonstrates how close reading can enhance appreciation of detail and illuminate whole novels.

About Author

William Hutchings is Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, UK. He is the editor of Andrew Marvell: Selected Poems and author of Living Poetry, The Poetry of William Cowper and Literary Criticism: A Practical Guide for Students.

Contents

Principal Novels Discussed.- Time-line of Selected Significant Novels, 1719-2011.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Describing People.- 3. Describing Places.- 4. Presenting Action.- 5. Speaking.- 6. Commenting.- Notes.- Index of Literary and Grammatical Terms.- General Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781137298331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9781137298331
  • ISBN10: 1137298332

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