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The art & practice of historical fiction,

Author: Alfred Tresidder Sheppard
Publisher: London, H. Toulmin, 1930.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheppard, Alfred Tresidder, 1871-1947.
Art & practice of historical fiction.
London, H. Toulmin, 1930
(OCoLC)573714882
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Tresidder Sheppard
OCLC Number: 3908658
Description: 300 pages 24 cm
Contents: Some definions --
Verb. sap. [i.e., verbum sapienti sat est] --
The palace of history --
The king of the romantics [Sir Walter Scott] --
From Scott to [J. H.] Shorthouse --
[Robert Louis] Stevenson and after --
The germ and the plot --
Some novelists at work --
The choice of period --
Going foreign --
Mistakes of history and of fiction --
The reading and the writing --
"A number of things" --
Dialogue and dialect --
Characters --
Names and titles --
The short story --
The future of the historical novel --
"A great row and shindy" --
A little waste of time.
Responsibility: by Alfred Tresidder Sheppard.

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