The Art of Time in Fiction: As Long as It Takes Joan Silber

ISBN: 9781555975302

Published: June 23rd 2009

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120 pages


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The Art of Time in Fiction: As Long as It Takes  by  Joan Silber

The Art of Time in Fiction: As Long as It Takes by Joan Silber
June 23rd 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 120 pages | ISBN: 9781555975302 | 7.55 Mb

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 theMoreFiction 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.



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