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By Beverley C. Southgate

ISBN-10: 1138432113

ISBN-13: 9781138432116

ISBN-10: 1408220121

ISBN-13: 9781408220122

Is background real, or simply one other kind of fiction?


Are there precise obstacles among the 2, or simply broad borderlands?


How do novelists symbolize historians and history?


 


The dating among background and fiction has continuously been contentious and infrequently turbulent, no longer least as the have generally been visible as jointly particular opposites.


 


However, new hybrid sorts of writing – from ancient fiction to docudramas to fictionalised biographies – have resulted in the blurring of obstacles, and given upward push to the declare that heritage itself is simply one other type of fiction.


 


In his thought-provoking new booklet, Beverley Southgate untangles this knotty dating, environment his dialogue in a vast old and philosophical context. all through, Southgate invokes various writers to light up his arguments, from Dickens and Proust, via Virginia Woolf and Daphne du Maurier, to such modern novelists as Tim O’Brien, Penelope energetic, and Graham Swift.


 


Anyone attracted to the numerous assembly issues among historical past and fiction will locate this an enticing, available and stimulating learn.

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