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Kinds of Literature

Fowler, Alastair.

Kinds of Literature

An Introduction to the Theory of Genres and Modes

by Fowler, Alastair.

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Texts,
  • General,
  • Theory Of Literature,
  • Literary Forms,
  • Unassigned Title

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7692896M
    ISBN 100674503562
    ISBN 109780674503564
    OCLC/WorldCa234291565

    Major Book Awards: Winners and information on The BookBrowse Awards, The Pulitzer Prize for Letters, Drama and Music, The Booker Prize, The The John Newbery Medal, The Edgar Awards, The National Book Critics Circle Award, The National Book Awards, The Costa Book Awards, The Indie Booksellers’ Choice Awards, The Women's Prize for Fiction, and the winning books with reviews, excerpts, and.   Mystery, crime, and suspense are often used interchangeably to describe fiction in which murder and mayhem occurs. However, they're actually different genres, and not only will agents and publishers expect your book to accurately fit into one of these types of fiction, readers, too, have expectations for each type of book.

    Types of poetry include Mother Goose and nursery rhyme books; anthologies of many kinds of poetry in one volume; poetry books in which all the poems are on one theme or topic; and single, illustrated poems. Modern fantasy refers to works of literature in which the events, settings, or the characters are outside the realm of possibility. The. Types of autobiography. An autobiography may be placed into one of four very broad types: thematic, religious, intellectual, and fictionalized. The first grouping includes books with such diverse purposes as The Americanization of Edward Bok () and Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf (, ).

    Definition of Perspective. While reading a fiction or non-fiction book, readers see and experience the events and feelings about the characters through a certain point of view, which is called a “perspective.”A perspective is a literary tool, which serves as a lens through which readers observe characters, events, and happenings.   Aims to demonstrate writer has extensively researched literature and critically evaluated its quality. Goes beyond mere description to include degree of analysis and conceptual innovation. Typically results in hypothesis or model. Seeks to identify Author: Sarah Cantrell.


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