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The Art of Time in Fiction: As Long as It Takes

The Art of Time in Fiction: As Long as It Takes
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B006LM3490
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501
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Fiction imagines for us a stopping point from which life can be seen as intelligible, asserts Joan Silber in The Art of Time in Fiction. The end point of a story determines its meaning, and one of the main tasks a writer faces is to define the duration of a plot. Silber uses wide-ranging examples from F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chinua Achebe, and Arundhati Roy, among others, to

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