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The Power of the Story: Fiction and Political Change
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The Power of the Story: Fiction and Political Change (Paperback)

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"...a spirited, well-researched volume ...this highly readable study is an impressive work ofcontemporary criticism, richly deserving of its intended general and academic audiences." * Choice Can a novel cause riots, start a war, free serfs or slaves, break up marriages, drive readers to suicide, close factories, bring about law change, swing an election, or serve as a weapon in a national or international struggle? The author explores this question in the form of a theoretical essay on narrative and power, followed by five detailed case studies of works by Turgenev, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Ignazio Silone, Solzhenitsyn and Salman Rushdie, each of which had or was said to have had a major impact on the political events in its time. Forcefully argued and written with a minimum of jargon, this book no doubt appeals to a wide readership well beyond that of the specialist in literature.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated Publication Date: 01/07/1996 ISBN-13: 9781571810519  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michael Hanne, Senior Lecturer in Italian, University of Auckland, New Zealand

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