The Language of Fiction
Essays in Criticism and Verbal Analysis of the English Novel 2nd Revised edition
By (author) David Lodge
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Language of Fiction by David Lodge
Book DescriptionLanguage of Fiction was the first book of criticism by the renowned novelist and critic David Lodge. His uniquely informed perspective - he was already the author of three successful novels at the time of its first publication in 1966 - and lucid exposition meant that the work proved a landmark of literary criticism, not least because it succeeded in communicating a radically new vision of English literature to a readership that reached well beyond the bounds of the academy. Now reissued with a new foreword, this major work from the pen of one of England's finest living writers is essential reading for all those who care about the creation and appreciation of literature.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415290036
(198mm x 129mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David Lodge
David Lodge (1935-). Novelist and critic, whose many publications include Small World and Nice Work, both shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction.
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