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Metafiction

The Theory and Practice of Self- Concious Fiction New Accents Library Collection

by P. Waugh

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7490325M
ISBN 10041529133X
ISBN 109780415291330

Metafiction. [Mark Currie;] -- This volume is the first to collect writings specifically on the subject of metafiction and brings together the best writing from literary criticism and theory on the topic. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mark Currie. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC metafiction的意思、解释及翻译:writing about imaginary characters and events in which the process of writing is discussed or 。了解更多。 His books are a mix of science fiction, fantasy, the occult, urban legends, running gags, metafiction, steampunk and outrageous ://

  metafiction-元小说_文学_高等教育_教育专区。Meta-narration & Meta-fiction Guo Meng, IMUT May, Meta-narration Meta: after, had once been a father, and that both his wife and son were now dead. We also know that he wrote books. To be precise, we  › 百度文库 › 互联网. Metafiction. The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Metafictional characters, Metafictional techniques, Metafictional works, Gulliver's Travels, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Leaf by Niggle, Neon Genesis Evangelion, The Illuminatus! Trilogy, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Don Quixote ?id=ODaWSQAACAAJ. This essay strives to deal with the origin and definition of metafiction, and then to probe into the relation between the two terms. Though the discussion about the relationship between metafiction and postmodernism is heated, generally, the critics agree on the following: The two terms are closely related in the literary history; metafiction does not


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Books shelved as metafiction: If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino, House of Leaves by Mark Z.

Danielewski, Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Von   Best Metafiction Books. Here are the best metafiction books by the experts: 1)The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon and Lucia Graves.

BOOK SUMMARY: Barcelona, A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one It isn't enough for the book to have been written during the postmodern period, or to exhibit other postmodernist features.

If one ignores this, one ends up suggesting, with Patricia Waugh in Metafiction book book Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-conscious Fiction () that "all fiction is implicitly metafictional": trivially true, but not Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & Metafiction book Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "metafiction" Skip to main search results?k=metafiction&rh=n   I love children’s books that surprise and challenge readers.

Books that make their readers think about the very act of reading with the art of metafiction may indeed may be my very favorite.

Metafiction book The more you look, the more you will find great examples of metafictional writing in children’s ://   Metafiction begins by surveying the state of contemporary fiction in Britain and America and explores the complex political, social and economic factors which influence critical judgment of fiction.

The author shows how, as the novel has been eclipsed by the mass media, novelists have sought to retain and regain a wide readership by drawing on the themes and preoccupations of t Metafiction is ultimately a rejection of traditional storytelling.

If it has all been done already, some writers say, then to write a traditional novel is mere repetition. So let’s rip up the rule book.

a few metafiction picture books In metafictive picture books, the author and illustrator play with the normal expectations of picture book elements. Devices used in metafiction include stories within stories, narrator and characters speaking to each other and Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction (New Accents) [Waugh, Patricia] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction (New Accents) › Books › Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism. The Monster at the End of This Book Starring Lovable, Furry Old Grover.

Illus. Mike Smollin. This is a book about reading, in which the main character (Grover) asks you, the reader, to stop reading, because each page you turn brings him closer to the monster at the end of the Awesome Metafiction Books - Page 3 show list info.

Metafiction is a narrative technique and a genre of fiction, wherein a fictional work (novel, film, play, etc.) is self-conscious or openly draws attention to the fact that it is imaginary.

Metafiction poses philosophic and critical questions about the relation between fiction and reality Metafiction begins by surveying the state of contemporary fiction in Britain and America and explores the complex political, social and economic factors which influence critical judgment of fiction.

The author shows how, as the novel has been eclipsed by the mass media, novelists have sought to retain and regain a wide readership by drawing on the themes and preoccupations of these :// Awesome Metafiction Books - Page 4 show list info.

Metafiction is a narrative technique and a genre of fiction, wherein a fictional work (novel, film, play, etc.) is self-conscious or openly draws attention to the fact that it is imaginary. Metafiction poses philosophic and critical questions about the relation between fiction and reality 7.

A book in which the book itself seeks interaction with the reader e.g. Willie Masters’ Lonely Wife by William H. Gass, House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski, or Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.

by Mo Willems. A story in which the readers of the story itself force the author to change the story e.g. More Bears.

by Kenn Nesbitt. Metafiction. Definition: Meta means about, so metafiction is fiction that is about fiction. In other words, fiction that thinks, and even talks, about itself. It's kind of self-conscious. So if the story you're reading is about, well, writing stories, that's metafiction. If the book you're reading acknowledges itself as a book, that's :// Metafiction picture books are those that break the mold by making the reader aware that they are reading a book.

Often fiction writers talk about the immersive book, and value stories that transport a reader to a story world and immerse them totally in the ://   Metafiction is a style of prose narrative in which attention is directed to the process of fictive composition.

The most obvious example of a metafictive work is a novel about a novelist writing a novel, with the protagonist sharing the name of the creator and each book having the same :// Examples of Metafiction in Books. If you ever read The Monster at the End of this Book as a child, you likely encountered metafiction without even knowing it.

In this book, the character of Grover Buy Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction (New Accents) 1 by Waugh, Patricia (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on  › Reference › Publishing & Books › Books & Reading.

Metafiction is one of the most distinctive features of postwar fiction, appearing in the work of novelists as varied as Eco, Borges, Martin Amis and Julian. 2 days ago  Back to the Parks If you remember a few posts back, I offered you the short story “A Continuity of Parks” by Julio Córtazar as an example of the nonlinear narrative structure.

As you might have noticed, there was more going on in that story than the shift of narrative perspective. In case you forgot, the story starts with a man coming home and sitting down to read a ://metafiction definition: 1. writing about imaginary characters and events in which the process of writing is discussed or.

Learn ://Metafiction is one of the most distinctive features of postwar fiction, appearing in the work of novelists as varied as Eco, Borges, Martin Amis and Julian Barnes. It comprises two elements: firstly cause, the increasing interpenetration of professional literary criticism and the practice of writing; and secondly effect: an emphasis on the playing with styles and forms, resulting from an ?id=NopZAAAAMAAJ.