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The Resource How fiction works, James Wood

How fiction works, James Wood

Label
How fiction works
Title
How fiction works
Statement of responsibility
James Wood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What makes a story a story? What is style? What's the connection between realism and real life? These are some of the questions James Wood answers in How Fiction Works, the first book-length essay by the preeminent critic of his generation. Ranging widely--from Homer to David Foster Wallace, from What Maisie Knew to Make Way for Ducklings--Wood takes the reader through the basic elements of the art, step by step.--From publisher description
Summary
What makes a story a story? What is style? What's the connection between realism and real life? These are some of the questions James Wood answers in How Fiction Works, the first book-length essay by the preeminent critic of his generation. Ranging widely--from Homer to David Foster Wallace, from What Maisie Knew to Make Way for Ducklings--Wood takes the reader through the basic elements of the art, step by step
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
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260584
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
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Wood, James
Dewey number
808.3
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3331
LC item number
.W67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
How fiction works, James Wood
Link
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-252) and index
Control code
ocn213765645
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 265 p.
Isbn
9780374173401
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010290
System control number
(OCoLC)213765645
Label
How fiction works, James Wood
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-252) and index
Control code
ocn213765645
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 265 p.
Isbn
9780374173401
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010290
System control number
(OCoLC)213765645

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