A History of Story-telling: Studies in the development of narrative by Ransome

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Author Ransome, Arthur, 1884-1967
Illustrator Gavin, J.
Title A History of Story-telling: Studies in the development of narrative
Contents Origins -- 'The romance of the rose' -- Chaucer and Boccaccio -- The rogue novel -- The Elizabethans -- The pastoral -- Cervantes -- The essayists' contribution to story-telling -- Transition: Bunyan and Defoe -- Richardson and the feminine novel -- Fielding, Smollett, and the masculine novel -- A note on Sterne -- Chateaubriand and Romanticism -- Scott and Romanticism -- The Romanticism of 1830 -- Balzac -- Gautier and the East -- Poe and the new technique -- Hawthorne and moral romance -- Mérimée and conversational story-telling -- Flaubert -- A note on De Maupassant -- Conclusion.
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Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Fiction -- History and criticism
Subject Storytelling -- History
Subject Narration (Rhetoric)
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