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So, some weeks ago, I wanted to establish what I was using when I spoke about literary fiction. And one definition I stumbled across was insistent that literary fiction was dependent on literary merit, which I think I dismissed without properly explaining my reasoning. 438 more words
The first of his full-length plays, Ivanov serves as Anton Chekhov’s mission statement. He shies away from literary caricatures, seeking rather to capture the complexities in character and circumstance that differentiate actual life from the whimsical, simplified vignettes of his predecessors. 1,583 more words