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By Christopher Donovan

ISBN-10: 0415803446

ISBN-13: 9780415803441

ISBN-10: 0415971276

ISBN-13: 9780415971270

This publication presents a wide-ranging dialogue of realism, postmodernism, literary idea and renowned fiction sooner than concentrating on the careers of 4 famous novelists. regardless of wildly contrasting objectives and agendas, all 4 develop increasingly more sympathetic to the expectancies of a mainstream literary viewers, noting the more and more ignored but archetypal desire for powerful explanatory narrative even whereas final cautious of its obstacles, presumptions, and capability abuses. Exploring novels that be capable of bridge the distance among obtainable storytelling and literary idea, this ebook indicates how modern authors reconcile values of posmodern literary experimentation and conventional realism.

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