Theory of Prose (Russian Literature)

Theory of Prose (Russian Literature)


Theory of Prose is likely one of the 20th century's most crucial works of literary thought. It not just anticipates structuralism and poststructuralism, yet poses questions about the character of fiction which are as provocative this day as they have been within the Nineteen Twenties. Arguing that writers constitution their fabrics in accordance with creative principals instead of from makes an attempt to mimic "reality," Shklovsky makes use of the works of Cervantes, Tolstoy, Sterne, Dickens, and others to offer us a brand new frame of mind approximately fiction and the area.

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