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Form and fable in American fiction

Daniel G. Hoffman

Form and fable in American fiction

by Daniel G. Hoffman

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published, 1961.

StatementDaniel Hoffman.
SeriesA Galaxy book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13836914M

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: Combining the disciplines of folklore and literary criticism in his perceptive readings of works by Irving, Hawthorne, Melville, and Mark Twain, Daniel Hoffman demonstrates how these authors transformed materials from both high and popular culture, from their European past and their American present, in works that helped to form our national consciousness.

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Get this from a library. Form and fable in American fiction. [Daniel Hoffman] -- This is an analysis of the elements of myth, ritual, and folklore to be found in the writings of Hawthorne, Melville, Twain, Irving, and other American authors.

The major fable of the 19th century writers is one of the hero's contact with experience resulting in a rebirth or initiation into reality. The form involves the supernatural with emphasis on ritual and myth drawn from the Greek-Christian tradition as well as the American experience.

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Form and Fable in American Fiction by Daniel Hoffman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Form and Fable in American Fiction: Daniel Hoffman: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(8). Fable is a literary genre: a succinct fictional story, in prose or verse, that features animals, legendary creatures, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature that are anthropomorphized, and that illustrates or leads to a particular moral lesson (a "moral"), which may at the end be added explicitly as a pithy maxim or saying.

A fable differs from a parable in that the latter excludes. A Fable book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This novel won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in /5. Aesop was a Greek fabulist credited with a collection of stories known as Aesop's Fables.

We feature them in our Favorite Fairy Tales. Fables feature an important moral or "life lesson" that is usually wrapped up in a clever final pronouncement delivered with proverbial flair; "There's a time for work and a time for play", "Slow and steady wins.

‘The story lays out a fable of the American Dream lost.’ ‘It's meant as a fable, with elements of parody and literary criticism thrown in by the author to keep everybody guessing.’ ‘Here's a story - a fable, really - of a noble company and its difficult encounters with a fickle, fast-moving world.’.

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THE BOOK OF FABLES AND FOLK STORIES tales. Now and then some romancer would take one of them and set it forth in finer, more fantastic garb, but for the most part the form was a homely one, which did not vary greatly from one age to another. In preparing this book for use in schools, I have drawn upon two volumes I had already pub-File Size: KB.

In Form and Fable in American Fiction, Daniel Hoffman brilliantly demonstrated the relationship between the literary imagination in America and our myths, fables, and rting and deepening the thesis of that study in Faulkner’s Country Matters, Hoffman provides rich readings of The Unvanquished, The Hamlet, and Go Down, Moses, and at the same time offers a moving, often Cited by: 4.

Fables are a popular form of storytelling, and chances are you’ve read one. But what makes a story a fable. In this informational text, Barbara Radner explores what a fable is. Fiction is the art of creating stories that only exist in the artists imagination. It generally is a narrative form, in any medium, consisting of people, events, or places that are imaginary—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.

It also commonly refers, more narrowly, to written narratives in prose and often specifically novels. In film, it generally corresponds to narrative.Fiction definition, the class of literature comprising works of imaginative narration, especially in prose form.

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