Peter Kivy, “Once-Told Tales: An Essay in Literary Aesthetics” 
English | ISBN: 0470657677 | 2011 | 216 pages | PDF | 3 MB


Drawing comparisons with other art forms, this book examines the role of aesthetic features in silent reading, such as narrative structure, and the core experience of reading a novel as a story rather than a scholarly exercise. Focuses on the experience of the art form known as the novel Uses the more common perspective of a reader who reads to be told a story, rather than for scholarly or critical analysis Draws comparisons with experience of the other arts, music in particular Explores the different effects of a range of narrative approaches


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