Origins of a Story

Written By Jake Grogan
Origins of a Story
  • Publsiher : Cider Mill Press
  • Release : 17 October 2017
  • ISBN : 1604337516
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Download or read book entitled Origins of a Story by author: Jake Grogan which was release on 17 October 2017 and published by Cider Mill Press with total page 320 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. “If you’ve wondered how your favorite masterpieces got their starts, the itch can now be scratched.”—Foreword Review’s Matt Sutherland “Grogan’s research is meticulous and empirical…a lively peek into literary genius.”—Kirkus For readers and writers alike, Origins of a Story is the inspiring collection of 202 amazing true stories behind the inspiration for the world’s greatest literature! Did you know Lennie from Of Mice and Men was based on a real person? Or how about that Charlotte’s Web was based on an actual spider and her egg that E. B. White would carry from Maine to New York on business trips? Origins of a Story profiles 202 famous literary masterpieces and explores how each story got its start. Spanning works from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, this book is the first of its kind. Get glimpses of the reality behind these fictional stories, and learn about the individual creative process for each writer. Origins of a Story will not only leave you with a different perspective into your favorite works of fiction, but it will also have you inspired to take your everyday life and craft it into a literary masterpiece!

Origins of a Story

Origins of a Story
  • Author : Jake Grogan
  • Publisher : Cider Mill Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : “If you’ve wondered how your favorite masterpieces got their starts, the itch can now be scratched.”—Foreword Review’s Matt Sutherland “Grogan’s research is meticulous and empirical…a lively peek into literary genius.”—Kirkus For readers and writers alike, Origins of a Story is the inspiring collection of 202 ...

The Origins of the English Novel 1600 1740

The Origins of the English Novel  1600 1740
  • Author : Michael McKeon
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2002-05-22
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : The novel emerged, McKeon contends, as a cultural instrument designed to engage the epistemological and social crises of the age....

Rethinking the Secular Origins of the Novel

Rethinking the Secular Origins of the Novel
  • Author : Kevin Seidel
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-31
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Literary histories of the novel tend to assume that religion naturally gives way to secularism, with the novel usurping the Bible after the Enlightenment. This book challenges that teleological conception of literary history by focusing on scenes in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century fiction where the Bible appears as a physical object. ...

The English Novel in History 1700 1780

The English Novel in History  1700 1780
  • Author : John J. Richetti
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : This volume in the series covers the English novel from 1700 to 1780 and provides students with specific contexts for the early novel in response to a new understanding of 18th century Britain....

The Boundaries of Fiction

The Boundaries of Fiction
  • Author : Everett Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Focusing on canonical works by Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Laurence Sterne, and others, this book explains the relationship between British fiction and historical writing when both were struggling to attain status and authority. History was at once powerful and vulnerable in the empiricist climate of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England, suspect ...

History and the Early English Novel

History and the Early English Novel
  • Author : Robert Mayer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-07-29
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Exploration of the meaning of 'history' and its relevance for the origins of the modern English novel....

Origin

Origin
  • Author : Dan Brown
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Sunday Times #1 BestsellerNew York Times #1 BestsellerThe spellbinding new Robert Langdon novelfrom the author of The Da Vinci Code.'Fans will not be disappointed' The TimesRobert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that "will change the ...

Inventing the Novel

Inventing the Novel
  • Author : R. Bracht Branham
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019-10-03
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Inventing the Novel uses the work of the Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975) to explore the ancient origins of the modern novel. The analysis focuses on one of the most elusive works of classical antiquity, the Satyrica, written by Nero's courtier, Petronius Arbiter (whose singular suicide, described by Tacitus, is ...

The Cure of the Passions and the Origins of the English Novel

The Cure of the Passions and the Origins of the English Novel
  • Author : Geoffrey Sill
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-11-02
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Examines the role of the passions in the rise of the English novel....

Born of Fire

Born of Fire
  • Author : Al Knorr
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-09-24
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Welcome to the world of fire magi, where what doesn't kill you (literally) makes you stronger....

The Origins of Modern Arabic Fiction

The Origins of Modern Arabic Fiction
  • Author : Matti Moosa
  • Publisher : Lynne Rienner Publishers
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 455
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Moosa's exhaustive discussion, demonstrating the influence of both Western and Islamic ideology and culture, presents many works of fiction for the first time to Western students of Arabic literature....

Origin

Origin
  • Author : Dan Brown
  • Publisher : Doubleday Books
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 461
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : Robert Langdon arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement - the unveiling of a discovery that "will change the face of science forever." Edmond Kirsh, a billionaire and futurist whose inventions have made him a global figure, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough - one ...

A Natural History of the Romance Novel

A Natural History of the Romance Novel
  • Author : Pamela Regis
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2007-04-26
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : The romance novel has the strange distinction of being the most popular but least respected of literary genres. While it remains consistently dominant in bookstores and on best-seller lists, it is also widely dismissed by the critical community. Scholars have alleged that romance novels help create subservient readers, who are ...

Nation and Novel

Nation and Novel
  • Author : Patrick Parrinder
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2008-09-18
  • Total pages : 514
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : What is 'English' about the English novel, and how has the idea of the English nation been shaped by the writers of fiction? How do the novel's profound differences from poetry and drama affect its representation of national consciousness? Nation and Novel sets out to answer these questions by tracing ...

The Novel

The Novel
  • Author : Andrew Michael Roberts
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 1604337516
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Summary : This is a guide to one of the most complex and popular of literary forms. A series of critical essays examines the history and special qualities of the novel as a genre, from antecedents in classical and Renaissance times to the rich diversity of the novel in the 1990s....