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The shape of literary understanding

Steven Gevinson

The shape of literary understanding

a study of four expert readers reading three short stories

by Steven Gevinson

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Steven Gevinson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 92/663 (L)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v. (viii, 348 leaves)
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1388282M
LC Control Number92956487

Publishers typically assign a genre to a book: a book may be literary fiction, a mystery, space opera, or something else entirely. When you go into a bookstore, a library, or buy books online, books are often organized by genre. a writer’s voice can shape the story’s atmosphere to make the genre elements standout. A fantasy may imitate. for Literary Fiction Book of the Year , the Indie Book Award for Debut Fiction, and Maxine was also named as one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Novelists for , as well as being shortlisted for the Matt Richell Award for New Writing at the ABIAs and the Stella Prize.

The Structure of Literary Understanding. Stein Haugom Olsen. Cambridge University Press () Abstract Buy the book $ used (83% off) $ new (14% off) $ direct from Amazon Amazon page: Call number PNO47 ISBN(s) Very occasionally, literary criticism is an aesthetic experience in itself--more often it is not. At least, though, literary criticism should help us to shape and articulate some other aesthetic experience to ourselves, to take it from the author's words and put it into our own words and our own world of experience and understand what we are doing.

  Roland Barthes, in The Death of the Author, acknowledges that an author is always a product of his time: the author 'can only imitate a gesture that is always anterior, never original'. Historicism argues that literature is a product of its age and the meaning of a text can only be discovered by fitting it around other discourses from the same.   But literary translation is not an easy endeavour. Literary translation involves translating dramatic and creative poetry and prose into other languages, and it is a hugely important task. It helps to shape a reader’s understanding of the world, their history, philosophy, politics, and more. So, exactly why is literary translation such a.


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