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Title The formulas of popular fiction : elements of fantasy, science fiction, romance, religious and mystery novels / Anna Faktorovich.
Author Faktorovich, Anna, 1981- author.
Publication Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Description ix, 214 pages ; 26 cm
Call # 808.3 F
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chronology of works discussed; Introduction; Chapter 1. Formulaic fiction writing and the history of literary genres; Chapter 2. Fantasy, science fiction and horror; Chapter 3. Romance; Chapter 4. Religious and inspirational; Chapter 5. Mystery and detective.
Summary "This book creates a taxonomy for the major currently popular and bestselling fictional genres: romance, religious and inspirational, mystery and detective, and science fiction, horror and fantasy. Each of the main chapters looks at the history of a generic form from its earliest roots to its most recent works"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Fiction genres.
Fiction genres. (OCoLC)fst00923772
ISBN 9780786474134 (softcover : alk. paper) :
0786474130 (softcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 40024073182

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 1st Fl - Lit Non-Fic  808.3 F    CHECK SHELVES