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- 51: Life and Work of Shirley Jackson
- ... first she was in the School of Journalism, but then she decided to transfer to the English department. For the next two years, while at Syracuse, Shirley published, fifteen pieces in campus magazines and became fiction editor of "The Syracusan", a campus humor magazine. When her position as fiction editor was eliminated, she and fellow classmate Stanley Edgar Hyman began to plan a magazine of literary quality, one that the English Club finally agreed to sponsor (Friedman, 21). In 1939, the first edition of ... adumbrates and begins exploration of one of Jackson's primary concerns throughout her career: the dark, incomprehensible spot or stain upon the human soul and our continuing blindness and, hence, vulnerability to it. Jackson's fiction refuses to compromise with the glib psychologies of our therapeutic age (Woodruff, 155). Literary critic Charlotte Jackson explains how successfully Jackson wrote non-fiction prose in her work, "Witchcraft of Salem Village". "There is ...
- 52: Hector A Fiction Tale
- Hector Hector thrust his obsidian battle sword into a repulsive barbarian from the north running clean through the beast. Upon removing his sword the beast fell and hector continued to hack his way through the recklessly charging gnomes ...
- 53: ... after George Washington was a famous writer who very possibly invented the short story. Irving created such characters as Ichabod Crane and Rip Van Winkle. James Fenimore Cooper possibly the first American author that used fiction.
- 54: William Gibson and The Internet
- ... small groups of communities, but now that it is getting much easier to access the web these groups are growing. The word Cyberpunk is nothing new in the world of the "net" and to science fiction readers , and it is this term which names most of the online communities . Within the Cyberpunk cultures there are sub cultures such as hackers, phreaks ,ravers etc.. all have a connection with new technologies. The term Cyberpunk was originated in Science Fiction Literature, writers such as William Gibson tell stories of future worlds, cultures and the Internet. it is William Gibson and the cyberpunks who have carried out some of the most important mappings of our present ... there, the performers involved in the high-tech-oriented radical art movement generally known as "Industrial" " [ R.U Sirius (Mondo 2000) 64 ] In the mid-'80s Cyberpunk emerged as a new way of doing science fiction in both literature and film. The first book "Neuromancer"; the most important film, "Blade Runner". "what's most important to me is that Neuromancer is about the present. its not really about an imagined ...
- 55: Nineteen Eighty Four - Fiction
- “Nineteen Eighty Four” – Fictional World In English this semester we have studied three different texts. All three texts were based on original, fictional worlds. The fictional world which stood out above the rest and really amazed me ...
- 56: Creative Writing - Fiction - T
- I remember a place was crowded when the dance-floor was full. I remember hunger was when it was dinner-time and I hadn't eaten since lunch. I remember when pollution was a brown cloud coming out ...
- 57: Alan Dean Foster
- ... Derleth bought a long Lovecraftian letter of Foster's in 1968 and published it, much to Foster's surprise, as a short story in Derleth's bi-annual magazine The Arkham Collector. Sales of short fiction to other magazines followed. His first attempt at a novel, The Tar-Aiym Krang, was bought by Betty Ballantine and published by Ballantine Books in 1972. It incorporates a number of changes suggested by famed SF editor John W. Campbell. Since then, Foster's sometimes humorous, occasionally poignant, but always entertaining short fiction has appeared in most of the major SF magazines as well as in original anthologies and several "Best of the Year" compendiums. Three representative collections, With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?, and The Metrognome have been published by Del Rey books. Foster's work to date includes excursions into hard science fiction, fantasy, contemporary horror, detective, and western fiction. He has also written numerous non-fiction articles on film, science, and scuba diving, as well as having produced the novel versions of many films, including such ...
- 58: Creative Writing - Fiction - T
- At the turn of the century, it was apparent that we, the human race, could no longer continue at the rate we were going. At several billion people, we were rapidly multiplying at an exponential rate. Scientists declared ...
- 59: ... after George Washington was a famous writer who very possibly invented the short story. Irving created such characters as Ichabod Crane and Rip Van Winkle. James Fenimore Cooper possibly the first American author that used fiction. t
- 60: Stereotypes In Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own
- ... thought now, though if you look carefully you may find it for yourselves in the course of what I am going to say. (Page 5)” Stereotypes are often placed on certain types of literature. Non-fiction has, in many cases, been given a very dry and straightforward voice, while fiction takes up the opposite; it is allowed to be metaphoric and abstract. With the stereotypical view in mind, a reader would not expect the above excerpt to come from a piece of non-fiction literature. The classification of “non-fiction” guarantees that the personas depicted in the tale will be real people; Woolf’s non-fiction tale reads like a story - a personal anecdote shared with the reader ...
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