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Fiction and the weave of life

Author: John Gibson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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In 'Fiction and the Weave of Life', John Gibson offers a novel and intriguing account of the relationship between literature and everyday life, and shows how literature can give us an understanding of our world without literally being about our world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gibson, John.
Fiction and the weave of life.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)156817018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Gibson
ISBN: 9780191538483 0191538485 9780191714900 0191714909
OCLC Number: 193951436
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1. The Loss of the Real; 2. Literature and the Sense of the World; 3. Beyond Truth and Triviality; 4. The Work of Criticism; 5. The Fictional and the Real; Conclusion; References; Index.
Responsibility: John Gibson.

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