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Reading for the Plot

Design and Intention in Narrative

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PAPERBACK

$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674748927

Publication Date: 03/01/1992

Short

392 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

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A book which should appeal to both literary theorists and to readers of the novel, this study invites the reader to consider how the plot reflects the patterns of human destiny and seeks to impose a new meaning on life.

Awards & Accolades

  • Peter Brooks Is Recipient of the 2007 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Distinguished Achievement Award
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