The art of fiction

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  • English
J.A. Allen , London
Fiction -- Autho
StatementRudyard Kipling.
LC ClassificationsPR824 .K5
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p., [1] leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6731193M
LC Control Number29017275

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THE ART OF FICTION by Henry James [Published in Longman's Magazine 4 (September ), and reprinted in Partial Portraits (Macmillan, ); paragraphing and capitalization follow the Library of America edition.].

I SHOULD not have affixed so comprehensive a title to these few remarks, necessarily wanting in any completeness, upon a subject the full consideration of. This book is the first in the Barsoom series, consisting of ten novels, the first five of which, it should be noted, are available for free at Project Gutenberg.

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THE ART OF FICTION. 53 The successful application of any art is a delightful spectacle, but the theory, too, is interesting ; and though there is a great deal of the latter without the former, I suspect there has never been a genuine success that has not had a latent core of conviction.

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Fiction, literature created from the imagination, not presented as fact, though it may be based on a true story or situation. Types of literature in the fiction genre include the novel, short story, and novella. The word is from the Latin fictiō, “the act of making, fashioning, or.

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The Art of Fiction, critical essay by Henry James, published in in Longman’s was written as a rebuttal to “ Fiction as One of the Fine Arts,” a lecture given by Sir Walter Besant inand is a manifesto of literary realism that decries the popular demand for novels that are saturated with sentimentality or pessimism.

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Whether from the realm of illustration, comics, or animation, Art of Fiction showcases independent talents that are deserving of recognition and publication. We practice the art of visual storytelling to compel you to enjoy. Like On Becoming a Novelist (p.

), these lecture/instructions on writing—completed before novelist/teacher Gardner's death last year—involve an often-dense mixture of theory, philosophy, and practical technical matters.

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