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The Art of Time in Fiction: As Long as It Takes (Art of...), Joan Silber

Author:    Joan Silber

Title:   The Art of Time in Fiction: As Long as It Takes (Art of...)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Graywolf Press June 2009

ISBN Number:    1555975305 / 9781555975302

Seller ID:   85587

Fiction imagines for us a stopping point from which life can be seen as intelligible," asserts Joan Silber in "The Art of Time in Fiction." The end point of a story determines its meaning, and one of the main tasks a writer faces is to define the duration of a plot. Silber uses wide-ranging examples from F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chinua Achebe, and Arundhati Roy, among others, to illustrate five key ways in which time unfolds in fiction. In clear-eyed prose, Silber elucidates a tricky but vital aspect of the art of fiction.

Price = 12.00 USD



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