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The Rhetoric of Fiction, by Wayne C. Booth.

Author/Creator:
Booth, Wayne C.
Edition:
[5th impr.]
Publication:
Chicago, London, The University of Chicago Press, [1965, c1961].
Format/Description:
Book
[22], 455, [3] pages 23 cm.
Subjects:
Fiction -- Technique.
Place of Publication:
United States Illinois Chicago.
England London.
Contents:
Part I: Artistic Purity and the Rhetoric of Fiction. Telling and showing; General Rules, I: "True Novels must be Realistic"; General Rules, II: "All Authors should be Objective"; General Rules, III: "True Art ignores the Audience"; General Rules, IV: Emotions, Beliefs, and the Reader's Objectivity; Types of Narration
Part II: The Author's Voice in Fiction. The uses of reliable commentary; Telling as Showing: dramatized narrators, reliable and unreliable; Control of Distance in Jane Austen's Emma
Part III: Impersonal Narration. The Uses of Authorial Narration; The Price of Impersonal Narration, I: Confusion of distance; The Price of Impersonal Narration, II: Henry James and the Unreliable Narrator; The Morality of Impersonal Narration.
Notes:
"©1961 by The University of Chicago ... First text impression 1963. Fifth impression 1965."
"Designed by Adrian Wilson."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 399-434) and index.
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy has autograph of "Chaim Potok August 1967 Jerusalem".
Potok Collection copy has underlines, marginal marks and ms. annotations.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1965
1961
Contributor:
Wilson, Adrian.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
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