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.

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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

  • publication date: 01/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137298331
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9781137298331
  • weight: 271
  • ISBN10: 1137298332

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