History and Fiction: Writers, Their Research, Worlds and Stories


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Shortlisted for the William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review Fiction plays a vital role in describing history and transmitting culture. How writers understand and use history can play an equally important role in how they navigate a novel. This book explores the nature of the author's relationship with history and fiction - often using writers' own words - as well as the role history plays in fiction. Focusing on genre fiction, this study considers key issues in the relationship between history and fiction, such ...

History and Fiction: Writers, their Research, Worlds and Stories 2016, Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, Pieterlen

ISBN-13: 9783034319812

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