Six Walks in the Fictional Woods

Six Walks in the Fictional Woods

by Umberto Eco
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674810511

ISBN-13: 9780674810518

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Harvard


In this exhilarating book, we accompany Umberto Eco as he explores the intricacies of fictional form and method. Using examples ranging from fairy tales and Flaubert, Poe and Mickey Spillane, Eco draws us in by means of a novelist's techniques, making us his collaborators in the creation of his text and in the investigation of some of fiction's most basic…  See more details below

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In this exhilarating book, we accompany Umberto Eco as he explores the intricacies of fictional form and method. Using examples ranging from fairy tales and Flaubert, Poe and Mickey Spillane, Eco draws us in by means of a novelist's techniques, making us his collaborators in the creation of his text and in the investigation of some of fiction's most basic mechanisms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674810518
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Charles Eliot Norton Lectures Series, #2016
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
786,593
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Entering The Woods

2. The Woods Of Loisy

3. Lingering In The Woods

4. Possible Woods

5. The Strange Case Of The Rue Servandoni

6. Fictional Protocols

Notes

Index

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