The Theory and Practice of the Sense of Immediacy in Fiction

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The purpose of this essay is to examine the sense of immediacy in fiction, i.e., the sense that the story is unfolding before one's eyes; the sense that the story is happening now. What it is and how it can be achieved is discussed in relation to the author's own stories; as well dealing briefly with some more general points in regard to what fiction is and how it seeks to achieve what it attempts.

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Fordham, Wayne August 1970.

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The purpose of this essay is to examine the sense of immediacy in fiction, i.e., the sense that the story is unfolding before one's eyes; the sense that the story is happening now. What it is and how it can be achieved is discussed in relation to the author's own stories; as well dealing briefly with some more general points in regard to what fiction is and how it seeks to achieve what it attempts.

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Fordham, Wayne. The Theory and Practice of the Sense of Immediacy in Fiction, thesis, August 1970; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163968/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .