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Once-Told Tales : An Essay in Literary Aesthetics, Hardback Book

Once-Told Tales : An Essay in Literary Aesthetics Hardback

Part of the New Directions in Aesthetics series

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Drawing comparisons with other art forms, this book examines the role of aesthetic features in silent reading, such as narrative structure, and the core experience of reading a novel as a story rather than a scholarly exercise. * Focuses on the experience of the art form known as the novel * Uses the more common perspective of a reader who reads to be told a story, rather than for scholarly or critical analysis * Draws comparisons with experience of the other arts, music in particular * Explores the different effects of a range of narrative approaches

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 216 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary theory
  • ISBN: 9780470657676

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