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How Fiction Works
by James Wood
Sept. 14, 2017 - Sept. 14, 2017

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Wood, J. (2009). How Fiction Works. Vintage.


Vintage, 2009. 194 pages.

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p.162
fulsome »
(adjective) characterized by abundance; copious...
p.161
spoor »
(noun) a track, a trail, a scent, or droppings ...
p.122
superego »
ethical component of the personality and provid...
p.103
piquant »
pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind ...
p.97
exegesis »
(from the Greek for "to lead out") a critical e...
p.28
at least three languages
So the novelist is always working with at least...
p.184
that blue river of truth
And in our own reading lives, every day, we com...
p.174
commercial realism
The style could be called commercial realism. I...
p.129
the nearest thing to
[...] George Eliot, in her essay on German real...
p.122
the Germans would never forgive the Jews
Dostoevskian character has at least three layer...