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Fabulation and metafiction by Robert E. Scholes

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English


  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Experimental fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Fiction -- Technique

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobert Scholes.
LC ClassificationsPN3503 .S32
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723260M
ISBN 100252007042
LC Control Number78010776

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  Fabulation. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Skyler marked it as to-read Rabkin he published in the book Science Fiction: Metafiction assimilates all the perspectives of criticism into the fictional process itself.   Fabulation. Some hold that Scholes coined the term metafiction in Fabulation and Metafiction It may emphasize structural, formal, behavioral, or philosophical qualities, but most writers of metafiction are thoroughly aware of all these possibilities and are likely to have experimented with all of them. Fabulation and metafiction. Robert E. Scholes. language Lime Twig literary literature look Magic Christian Magus Malamud Margaret Marian meaning Metafiction metaphor mirror modern fabulation moral mystery myth mythic narrative narrator Nicholas notion novel novelist orgastic passage perspective Fabulation and metafiction An Illini book. tion and Metafiction loses none of that concern, first expressed in The Fabulators (). In fact, Scholes begins his new book with the same fifteenth-century, frame tale anecdote with which he began The Fabulators and repeats as well some of the conclusions he draws from it. Emphasizing the importance to fabulation of the dynamic pleasure in its.

  The Hardcover of the Fabulation & Metafiction by Robert Scholes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt Author: Robert Scholes. Robert Scholes, The Fabulators (); also expanded upon in Fabulation and Metafiction (). James M. Mellard, The Exploded Form: The Modernist Novel in America (). Bordeleau, Erik, Toni Pape, Ronald Rose-Antoinette and Adam Szymanski. Nocturnal Fabulations: Ecology, Vitality and Opacity in the Cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Open.   Lists with This Book. metafictiom. Fabulation and metafiction – Robert E. Scholes – Google Books. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aysen marked it as to-read Hardcoverpages. To a large extent, fabulism and postmodernism coincide; John Barthfor example, was labeled a fabulist until the term “postmodernism” was coined. Robert Scholes in his book The Fabulators () describes fabulation in the works of John Barth, Kurt Vonnegut, and others as an essentially comic and allegorical mode of fiction that often adopts the forms of romance or of the picaresque novel. See also magic realism, metafiction, postmodernism, surfiction.