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art of fiction

Walter Besant

art of fiction

by Walter Besant

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Published by Cupples, Upham in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWalter Besant.
ContributionsJames, Henry, 1843-1916.
The Physical Object
Pagination85, [5] p. ([5] p. at end advertisements)
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19034008M

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The Art of Fiction is filled with lecture counsel, wise encouragement.". -John L'Heureux, The New York Times Book Review "A densely packed book of advice to all writers, not just young ones It is serious, provocative, and funny, and I recommend it to anyone who cares about literature."- Margaret Manning, Cited by: The Art of Fiction has been added to your Cart Add to Cart.

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"The Art of Fiction " is Henry James 's attempt to rebuke the claims made in Sir Walter Besant's lecture "Fiction as One of the Fine Arts.". Besant argued that fiction required both talent and the following of certain rules that govern the creation of an appropriate piece.

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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.].

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It is a very good learning resource for students and the general reader alike, as it informs them how writers use their craft to create the works they do/5(). The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers is a book about fiction writing by the philosopher Ayn Rand, published by Tore Boeckmann, it was published by Plume in The book is based on a series of lectures about fiction writing which Rand gave to a group of student readers and writers in her living : Ayn Rand.

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.

It was published separately in The Art of Fiction is filled with lecture counsel, wise encouragement.” -John L’Heureux, The New York Times Book Review “A densely packed book of advice to all writers, not just young ones It is serious, provocative, and funny, and I recommend it to anyone who cares about literature.”.

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.

Again, Gardner emphasizes that good fiction is a "vivid and continuous dream." He advocates commitment, truth, precise details, and the "principle of. The Art of Fiction is meant to be used as a practical instructional handbook that effectively explains the techniques of good writing.

Written with obvious passion and a deep respect for the art of writing, the book is considered essential reading for anyone looking to make the leap from reader to writer. Take a look at a list of the top books of all time, nominated by writers from around the world, from Things Fall Apart to Mrs Dalloway, and from Pride and Prejudice to Author: Guardian Staff.

About The Art of Fiction. The articles with which David Lodge entertained and enlightened readers of the Independent on Sunday and The Washington Post are now revised, expanded and collected together in book form.

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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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