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EN 234: Introduction to Fiction: EN 234: Introduction to Fiction

This course guide provides resources for conducting research on various areas of fiction.
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After "Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison, the Prologue

Jeff Wall (Canadian, born 1946), via MoMA

E-Book Resources about Fiction Literature


Book JacketEnglish Fiction in the 1930s : Language, Genre, History

This study approaches the fiction of the 1930s through critical debates about genre, language and history, setting these in their original context, and discussing the generic forms most favoured by novelists at the time.

 

 

Book JacketGendering the Narrative : Indian English Fiction and Gender Discourse

 

This volume brings together a number of recent critical essays on aspects of gender discourse visible in Indian English fiction. The articles included here address the multiple aspects of gender identity and open up doors for a number of varied interpretations. 

 

 

Book JacketFalling Into Matter : Problems of Embodiment in English Fictions

Falling into Matter examines the complex role of the body in the development of the English novel in the eighteenth century. Drawing on six works of early English fiction — Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Samuel Richardson's Clarissa, Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, Elizabeth Inchbald's A Simple Story, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - Napier examines how authors grappled with technical and philosophical issues of the body, questioning its capacity for moral action, its relationship to individual freedom and dignity, and its role in the creation of art. 

 

Book JacketNovel Beginnings : Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

In this study intended for general readers, eminent critic Patricia Meyer Spacks provides a fresh, engaging account of the early history of the English novel. 

 

 

EN 234: Introduction to Fiction


This guide will provide resources for you to conduct academic research and literary analysis on fiction literature.

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