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  • Henkersfestby Stefanie Wider-Groth

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 11.87

    »Er ist und bleibt ein blöder Hund«, denkt Emmy Steisshofer über Bernd, der sie auf dem Stuttgarter Henkersfest sitzen lässt. Was Emmy nicht weiß: Ihr Bruder kann gar nicht erscheinen und wird sich für sein Fernbleiben auch nie mehr entschuldigen. Ein Fall für Kriminalhauptkommissar Reiner Emmerich und sein Team, dessen Spuren auf den ersten Blick... more...

  • Novelists and Novelsby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    From Daniel Defoe to Philip Roth, from Charles Dickens to Amy Tan, Novelists and Novels contains esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom's writings on the greatest novels and novelists in the Western tradition. Bloom's brilliant insights and lively discourse serve not only to illuminate, but also to inspire readers to turn again to our finest works of... more...

  • Write Great Fiction - Plot & Structureby James Scott Bell

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 16.99

    Craft an Engaging Plot How does plot influence story structure? What's the difference between plotting for commercial and literary fiction? How do you revise a plot or structure that's gone off course? With Write Great Fiction: Plot & Structure , you'll discover the answers to these questions and more. Award-winning author James Scott Bell offers... more...

  • Writing Fictionby Garry Disher

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 24.54

    Useful for writers at any level or age, this guide explains the basic steps to effective fiction writing. From an award-winning author, sound, practical advice is included on the most significant elements of fiction, such as plot, character development, and voice, and strategies are provided for the effective use of tense and the dialogue. All forms... more...

  • Plottoby William Wallace Cook

    Tin House Books 2011; US$ 24.95

    A classic how-to manual, William Wallace Cook?s Plotto is one writer?s personal method, painstakingly diagrammed for the benefit of others. The theory itself may be simple ? "Purpose opposed by Obstacle yields Conflict" ? but Cook takes his "Plottoist" through hundreds of situations and scenarios, guiding the reader?s hand as a dizzying array of... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    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 exactly do they... more...

  • Future Narrativesby Christoph Bode; Rainer Dietrich

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    This head volume of the ?Narrating Futures? series defines and identifies Future Narratives. It parses their characteristic features and aims at an abstract classification of the whole corpus, irrespective of its concrete manifestations across the media. Drawing on different theorems and approaches, it offers a unified theory and a poetics of Future... more...

  • Perspektivische Interaktion im Romanby Marcus Hartner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    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...

  • Authentisches Erzählenby Antonius Weixler

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    A central feature of the newer forms of authenticity is that they replace the truth of what is presented with the truthfulness of the presentation. While academic discussion of authenticity has focused mainly on the aesthetic aspects, this volume focuses on the narrative dimension of the phenomenon. The authors thereby reveal a conceptual shift from... more...

  • Eric Wilson's Canadian Mysteries Volume 1by Eric Wilson

    HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 9.99

    THREE BOOKS IN ONE! MURDER ON THE CANADIAN Tom Austen lands right in the middle of a murder plot on board the sleek passenger train The Canadian. Investigating, Tom is suddenly face to face with the villain. He is trapped, with no way out. THE CASE OF THE GOLDEN BOY An investigation into the kidnapping of his schoolmate leads young Tom Austen... more...