The Art of Time in Fiction : As Long As It Takes (Paperback)

Author: Silber, Joan

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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.

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Publisher Graywolf Pr
Mfg Part# 9781555975302
SKU 210871695
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1555975305
Release Date 6/23/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0114
Publisher Graywolf Press
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