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    DescriptionOf all the literary forms, the novel is arguably the most discussed . . . and fretted over. From Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote to the works of Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and today's masters, the novel has grown with and adapted to changing societies and technologies, mixing tradition and innovation in every age throughout history.Thomas C. Foster--the sage and scholar who ingeniously led readers through the fascinating symbolic codes of great literature in his first book, How to Read Literature Like a Professor--now examines the grammar of the popular novel. Exploring how authors' choices about structure--point of view, narrative voice, first page, chapter construction, character emblems, and narrative (dis)continuity--create meaning and a special literary language, How to Read Novels Like a Professor shares the keys to this language with readers who want to get more insight, more understanding, and more pleasure from their reading.


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    Title
    How to Read Novels Like A Prof
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas C Foster
    Physical properties
    Format: Book
    Number of pages: 312
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061340406
    ISBN 10: 0061340405
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC21: 809.3
    BISAC V2.8: LIT007000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T General Subject: 495
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A28400000
    DC22: 809.3
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PN3365 .F67 2008
    B&T Approval Code: A23150000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    HarperCollins
    Imprint name
    Harper Paperbacks
    Publication date
    01 July 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY