The Nature of Fiction

Cambridge University Press (1990)
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This important new book provides a theory about the nature of fiction, and about the relation between the author, the reader, and the fictional text.
Keywords Fictionality
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ISBN(s) 0521090989     9780521090988   9780511897498
DOI 10.2307/2220381
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