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  • Masterclass: Writing Crime Fictionby Rosemary Rowe; Jamie Joseph

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 20.00

    Do you have an idea for a gripping crime novel?. Would you like to know how to plot your book flawlessly?. Do you want to create beautifully crafted characters and nail biting twists?. This book is designed for anyone who wants to write an unputdownable crime novel. Whatever your subgenre, whether Scandi-crime or detective 'cosies', this book... more...

  • Masterclass: Writing Romantic Fiction Teach Yourselfby Barbara Samuel; Jamie Joseph

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 20.00

    Do you want to capture the share of the fastest growing market in fiction?. Do you have a compelling vision for a passionate love story?. Masterclass: Write Romantic Fiction is designed for anyone who wants to write in this genre of popular fiction, whatever their focus. It is the only book available to cover the new and increasingly diverse sub-genres... more...

  • Metafictionby Mark Currie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Metafiction is one of the most distinctive features of postwar fiction, appearing in the work of novelists as varied as Eco, Borges, Martin Amis and Julian Barnes. It comprises two elements: firstly cause, the increasing interpenetration of professional literary criticism and the practice of writing; and secondly effect: an emphasis on the playing... more...

  • Mythology in the Modern Novelby John J. White

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    J. J. White reexamines the use of myth in fiction in order to bring a new terminological precision into the field. While concentrating on the German novel (Mann, Broch, and Nossack), he discusses the work of Alberto Moravia, John Bowen, Michel Butor, and Macdonald Harris as well, in order to show the modern predilection for myth in whatever national... more...

  • Oh, the Places You'll Eff Upby Joshua Miller; Patrick Casey; Gemma Correll

    Ulysses Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    Congrats! Congrats! You've made it so far. You're an adult now, you're even allowed in a bar. But long before you're going to succeed, You'll eff shit up, 100% guaranteed. more...

  • Perspektivische Interaktion im Romanby Marcus Hartner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    How do we internalize literary characters and their fictional consciousness when we are reading? How does multi-perspectivity function? Drawing on modern cognitive research, this study addresses how the perspectives of different characters interact, and demonstrates that this interaction plays a critical role in our understanding and interpretation... more...

  • Phallic Critiques (Routledge Revivals)by Peter Schwenger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Phallic Critiques, first published in 1984, is a study of ?masculine? styles of writing in the twentieth century ? an age, according to Virginia Woolf, when ?virility has become self-conscious?. Writers who carry macho values to their extreme often subscribe to the popular feeling that writing is an effeminate activity for a real man to be engaged... more...

  • Playing the Text, Performing the Futureby Felicitas Meifert-Menhard

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 105.00

    This volume examines the structure of text-based Future Narratives in the widest sense, including choose-your-own-adventure books, forking-path novels, combinatorial literature, hypertexts, interactive fiction, and alternate reality games. How ?radical? can printed Future Narratives really be, given the constraints of their media? When... more...

  • Point of View (Routledge Revivals)by Susan L. Ehrlich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of Point of View , first published in 1990, is twofold: from the perspective of linguistics, to analyse the discourse structure of texts; from the perspective of literary studies, to explain certain non-linguistic aspects of the texts in terms of linguistic form. This study therefore aims to provide a balanced and sufficiently comprehensive... more...

  • Pragmatics and Fictionby Jon-K. Adams

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 98.00

    Pragmatics and Fiction explores the basic pragmatic differences between fictional and nonfictional discourse. These differences derive mainly from the creation of a fictional figure who narrates the text and who, in turn, addresses his narrative to a fictional audience. Since these figures become the language users of the fictional text and, therefore,... more...