Krystal differentiates between “art” (literature) and “escapism” (fiction), whereas Grossman insists that differentiating at all is, for the most part, increasingly arbitrary and unnecessary, since contemporary writers like Michael Chabon, Kate Atkinson, and Tana French do an excellent job of braiding the two.
In these cases, working on and entering the Write Your Own Historical Fiction competition can provide a fantastic activity for pupils to do as part of home learning. With this in mind, we have added a brand new category for students in Years 10-13.
Literary history and the concept of literature I From the 1970s onwards, much has been said about the writing of history and literary history that has cast doubt on its intellectual credibility. For example, Hayden White’s Metahistory (1973) included an influential analysis of the metaphorical foundations of 19th century history writing.
Historical novel, a novel that has as its setting a period of history and that attempts to convey the spirit, manners, and social conditions of a past age with realistic detail and fidelity (which is in some cases only apparent fidelity) to historical fact. The work may deal with actual historical personages, as does Robert Graves’s I, Claudius (1934), or it may contain a mixture of.
Sherlock Holmes is one of the most popular and famous detectives in literary history. Andrew Dickson explores the fame, success, trials and tribulations that Holmes brought to his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle. An introduction to The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Introduction. Science fiction is one of the most popular branches in the modern literature. At the same time, the origin of science fiction literature dates back to ancient times, when ancient writer attempted to represent their ideas in fictional forms and unite these fictional forms with their knowledge of the real life.
Genre fiction, on the other hand, is often labeled as 'popular fiction' or 'commercial fiction.' While many works of genre fiction still feature excellent writing and well-developed characters.
History shapes many forms of literature. We tend to get ideas for literature from things that have happened. Sometimes this comes in the form of non-fiction literature and sometimes it comes in.