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Adventure, Mystery, and Romance: Formula Stories as Art and Popular Culture by John G. Cawelti
Books by John G. How to write a great review. Truly a milestone of literary criticism. Time, Tense, and American Literature. A Companion to Alfred Hitchcock. John rated it really liked it Jan 20, Wisters Virginian and the Modern Western. Cawelti reveals the artistry that underlies the best in formulaic literature.
Adventure, Mystery, and Romance: Formula Stories as Art and Popular Culture
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Through the study of this branch of fiction, one can’t help but be enlightened about all the rest of literature as well; after all, isn’t literary fiction largely defined by what it is NOT — by its avoidance of much of what genre fiction embraces? Cawelti reveals the artistry that underlies the best in formulaic literature. Sartika rated it really liked it May 22, Now a Major Motion Picture.
The Difficulties of Modernism. This book is—let us not mince words—a masterpiece and deserves to be read by anyone who is interested in formula fiction or by anyone who wonders how someone could be interested in formula fiction.
Tim rated it it was amazing Apr 15, Adventure, Mystery, and Romance: The early chapters focus on the generalized readers’ experience — the appeal of works of fiction that provide a seemingly paradoxical combination of pleasures: The Figure of the Detective. The Study of Literary Formulas. An Archaeology of Sympathy.
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