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

The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre Audiobook download free by Tsvetan Todorov
  • Listen audiobook: The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre
  • Author: Tsvetan Todorov
  • Release date: 1975/2/23
  • Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
  • ISBN: 9780801491467
  • Rating: 7.03 of 10
  • Votes: 473
  • Review by: Zayd Sharp
  • Review rating: 8.5 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/23
  • Duration: 2H22M47S in 256 kbps (38 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-08
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, WMA, AAC, WMA Lossless, WAV, MPEG4, MP3 (compression GZ, ZIP, AZW3, Z, CBR, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 190
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 15M8S (3.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Theory, Science Fiction, Fantasy Books, Fantasy, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers
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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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