The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tsvetan Todorov

The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tsvetan Todorov year 1975
  • Book name: The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre
  • Author: Tsvetan Todorov
  • Release date: 1975/7/18
  • Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
  • ISBN: 9780801491467
  • Rating: 7.16 of 10
  • Votes: 497
  • Review by: Maddux Rooney
  • Review rating: 8.91 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 190
  • Includes a PDF summary of 22 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In The Fantastic, Tzvetan Todorov seeks to examine both generic theory and a particular genre, moving back and forth between a poetics of the fantastic itself and a metapoetics or theory of theorizing, even as he suggest that one must, as a critic, move back and forth between theory and history, between idea and fact. His work on the fantastic is indeed about a historical phenomenon that we recognize, about specific works that we may read, but it is also about the use and abuse of generic theory.As an essay in fictional poetics, The Fantastic is consciously structuralist in its approach to the generic subject. Todorov seeks linguistic bases for the structural features he notes in a variety of fantastic texts, including Potocki's The Sargasso Manuscript, Nerval's Aurelia, Balzac's The Magic Skin, the Arabian Nights, Cazotte's Le Diable Amoureux, Kafka's The Metamorphosis, and tales by E. T. A. Hoffman, Charles Perrault, Guy de Maupassant, Nicolai Gogol, and Edgar A. Poe.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H52M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Literary Theory, Fantasy Books
  • Available formats: PDF, EPUB, WORD, TXT, DOC, DjVu, LIT, TCR. Compressed in TAR.LZO, ZIP, RAR, BZ2, BZ, CHM
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.27 USD
  • Dimensions: 142.24x208.79x13.21mm
  • Weight: 170g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Ithaca, United States
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