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A Manual Of The Art Of Fiction

Auhtor: Clayton Hamilton

Language: english
Published: 1918

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Review by Bob Tobias, March 2007


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Manual Of The Art Of Fiction':

... natural to the situation. It brags of its descent, although its origins are obscure. It has won its way to the front and it has forced its admission ...
... has done. They are beginning to resent the assertion of the loyal adherents of the drama, that the novel is too loose a form to call forth the best efforts ...
... which pass his understanding. Many a casual occurrence of the actual world would therefore be inadmissible in the intellectually-ordered world of fiction. ...
... ever ready to realize them when they come: when they knock upon his door, he must not make the mistake of answering that he is not at home. But he must ...
... on the other hand, because he works with greater freedom than the realist, may overleap himself and express in a loose fashion general conceptions ...
... of human nature, her stories are wearisome and unalluring, because she told them with labor, not with ease. She does not seem to have had a good ...
... is the direct cause of the second, the second of the third, the third of the fourth, and so on to the culmination of the series. This very simple ...
... and then by the other method. =Subdivisions of Both Methods.=-Each of the two methods shows itself in many different phases. There are several distinct ...
... character indirectly is by exhibiting a person in the performance of a characteristic action. If the action be visualized with sufficient clearness ...
... merely, instead of being livingly projected in relation to a definite environment. The defect of his narrative, like the defect of Giotto's painting, ...
... four-roomed bungalow that belonged to the assistant engineer in charge of a section of the Gaudhari State Line then under construction.. The terrible ...
... rigidly external point of view is employed frequently by Guy de Maupassant in his briefer fictions but although it is especially valuable in the short-story, ...
... the authors succeeded in fabricating a narrative which was entirely coherent and at all points clear. The main interest, however, lay in the novelty ...
... Death is preceded by a masked ball of the most unusual magnificence. In Scott's Kenilworth, we pass from the superb festivities which Leicester ...
... truth is that Prince Hamlet is a slender man and Shakespeare has here been forced to belie the truth in order to subserve the fact. On the other hand, ...
... by example he also stated by precept. In his now famous review of Hawthorne's Tales, published originally in Graham's Magazine for May, 1842, he ...
... Position-The Terminal Position-Poe's Analysis of The Raven-Analysis of Ligeia-Analysis of The Prodigal Son-Style Essential to the Short-Story. =Only ...
... returns to seek the forgiveness of his father. Wonderfully, beautifully, his father loves and pities and forgives him: For this my son was dead and is ...
... selected letters. Thus it is with the following sentence of Sir Thomas Browne's, wherein it is difficult to decide whether the rhythm or the literation ...
... Sir Philip, 102, 225 Arcadia, 102. Silas Marner, 29, 67. Sisterly Scheme, A, 152. Smoke, xxv. Smollett, Tobias, xv. Soldiers Three, ...