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- Short historical fiction to get children reading. Sullivan, Kathleen // Book Links;Nov97, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p58
Reviews a selection of short historical fiction books for children. `Wagon Wheels,' by Barbara Brenner; `Danelions,' by Eve Bunting; `While Shepherds Watched,' by Jenni Fleetwood.
- First novels. Graves, Bonnie // Book Links;May98, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p51
Presents information of first novels. Problems encountered by author's of first novel; Reference to the experience of the author; Titles of some first novels. INSET: Ideas for encouraging writing with The Best Worst Day.
- Fictional representations of the family. // Commentary;Feb1986, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p46
The works of Franz Kafka, S.Y. Agnon, and Saul Bellow are used to show how certain elements of the modern Jewish family have been transmuted in fiction.
- The fiction we deserve. Iannonel, C. // Commentary;Jun87, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p60
Recent articles in diverse journals have lamented the diminished state of contemporary fiction. Most of the attention has been focused on minimalism: fiction that is thin in texture, slight in form, banal in subject, and easy to read. A critique of some collections of short stories, some of...
- Uncle Ralph teaches a lesson in advertising. Gould, John // Christian Science Monitor;11/15/96, Vol. 88 Issue 246, p17
Presents a story by the author about the lessons on advertising taught to him by a person referred to as `Uncle Ralph.'
- Going to the Well. // Essence (Essence);Aug91, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p74
Presents the third-prize winning entry in `Essence' magazine's fiction contest. It is `Going to the Well,' by Dorothy Lazard, 32.
- Pass the word. // Faces (07491387);Mar1998, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p6
Provides information on recreational activity of story telling that Basque people use. Types of stories told; Information contained in Basque stories; Identification of the first step in choosing an important or interesting event in your life. INSET: In the know.
- Editorial. Rusch, Kristine Kathry // Fantasy & Science Fiction;Jul94, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p5
Editorial. Comments on the emotional effects wrought by fiction on the reader. Cases in certain schools where fictional works were banned because they might upset the reader; Need for readers to approach literature with an open mind.
- The great escape. // Harper's Bazaar;Aug91, Issue 3356, p112
No abstract available.
- Spring reading. Kahn, Meredith // Harper's Bazaar;May97, Issue 3426, p116
Reviews the novels `The God of Small Things,' by Arundhati Roy, `The Story of the Night,' by Colm Toibin and `Eve's Apple,' by Jonathan Rosen.