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Colo-mentality: Colonial Trauma in Oyono's Houseboy and Condé's Crossing the Mangrove.

Subjects: *AFRICAN historical fiction (French); *VIOLENCE in literature; *COLONIES in literatureCROSSING the Mangrove (Book); HOUSEBOY (Book)OYONO, Ferdinand; CONDE, Maryse, 1937-

  • Source: Research in African Literatures. Winter2014, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p33-49. 17p.

  • Abstract: This essay analyzes the traumas induced by colonial violence in Ferdinand Oyono's Houseboy and Maryse Condé's Crossing the Mangrove. Despite the differences between both ... Copyright of Research in African Literatures is the property of Indiana University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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GENRE FACTORS OF HISTORICAL NOVELS BY I. I. LAZHECHNIKOV.

Subjects: *HISTORICAL fiction; *HISTORY in literature; *CREATIVE writingLAZHECHNIKOV, I. I. (Ivan Ivanovich), 1792-1869

  • Source: Belgorod State University Scientific Bulletin: Humanities. 2014, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p23-31. 9p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the specifics of the reproduction of the historical past in the novels of I.I. Lazhechnikov «Last Novik», «... Copyright of Belgorod State University Scientific Bulletin: Humanities is the property of Belgorod State University and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Television fiction and memory practices in Portugal and Spain (2000-2012): Some comparative reflections.

Subjects: *TELEVISION programs; *HISTORICAL fiction; *SPANISH fiction

  • Source: International Journal of Iberian Studies. Sep2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2/3, p85-103. 19p.

  • Abstract: This article presents an overview of historical fiction broadcast in Spanish and Portuguese television over the last ... Copyright of International Journal of Iberian Studies is the property of Intellect Ltd. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple ...

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Bring up the children: national and religious identity and identification in Dutch children’s historical novels 1848– c .1870.

Subjects: *NATIONALISM; *HISTORICAL fiction; *CHILDREN'S literatureNETHERLANDS

  • Source: History of Education. Jul2014, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p468-486. 19p.

  • Abstract: Historical fiction is a powerful way of transmitting national history to later generations. It emerged in the ... Copyright of History of Education is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted ...

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Supplementing the Supplement: Looking at the Function of Afterwords and Acknowledgements in some Canadian Historical Novels.

Subjects: *HISTORICAL fiction; *SPEECH acts (Linguistics); FRENCH philosophersDERRIDA, Jacques, 1930-2004; ROUSSEAU, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778

  • Source: English Studies in Canada. Jun/Sep2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2/3, p155-172. 18p.

  • Abstract: The article offers the author's insights regarding the supplements of novels along with its impact on the issues of presence and absence on novelistic narrative ...

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Historical Fiction.

Subjects: *HISTORICAL fiction; *DISEASES; *EPIDEMICS in literature

  • Source: Reading Teacher. Apr2014, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p561-568. 8p.

  • Abstract: Toolbox features content adapted from lesson plans and provides practical tools for classroom teachers. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]Copyright of Reading Teacher is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to ...

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STRETCHING THE TRUTH.

Subjects: *HISTORICAL fiction writing; *FICTION writing techniques; *HISTORIOGRAPHYBURNABLE Book, A (Book)GOWER, John, ca. 1325-1408

  • Source: Humanities. Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p34-38. 5p.

  • Abstract: The article presents the author's reflections on the challenges and characteristics of writing historical fiction. Introductory comments ...

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The Reading List.

Subjects: *FICTION; *HISTORICAL fiction; *FANTASY fiction

  • Source: Reference & User Services Quarterly. Summer2014, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p362-364. 3p.

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The Road to Stalin's Witnesses.

Subjects: *HISTORICAL fiction writing; *HISTORY education; *LITERATURE & historySTALIN'S Witnesses (Book)

  • Source: Kritika: Explorations in Russian & Eurasian History. Spring2014, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p365-375. 11p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the author's novel, "Stalin's Witnesses," with a particular focus on the process of researching and composing the book. Details on the relationship ...

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History, Real and Invented.

Subjects: *LITERATURE & history; *HISTORICAL fiction; *HISTORIANS

  • Source: Kritika: Explorations in Russian & Eurasian History. Spring2014, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p343-352. 10p.

  • Abstract: The article discusses the relationship between history and historical fiction, with an emphasis on the author's experiences ...

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