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The Sense of a Beginning

Theory of the Literary Opening

The Sense of a Beginning( )
Author: Leander, Niels Buch
ISBN:978-87-635-4386-6
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:Museum Tusculanum Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

The Sense of a Beginning is the first comprehensive exploration of the openings of novels. With a title that deliberately echoes Frank Kermode's famous book on endings, the book addresses the formal challenge of opening lines, especially in modernism, and illustrates their significance to both literary creation and literary criticism. Niels Buch Leander's approach is wide-ranging, examining how beginnings in fiction relate to beginnings in nature, how they work from a...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.5 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.232 Pounds



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