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In his discussion of each of these forms, Cawelti adventute outlines the conventions required and demonstrates with one or two authors the ways in which they mold the formula to meet whatever end they have in mind.
Cawelti Alex rated it it was amazing Mar 29, In addition to taking an overall look at these genres, several authors and novels are analyzed in greater detail. New Perspectives on Detective Fiction. Zack Kruse rated it really liked it Sep 08, Refresh and try again. Something heartening that came up again and again in this book is that Cawelti seems to approach his subject matter from a theoretical perspective that is inclusive of feminist and critical theory.
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The Study of Literary Formulas Formulas, Genres, and Archetypes In general, a literary formula is a structure of narrative or dramatic conventions employed in a great number of individual works. There are two common usages of the term formula closely related to the conception I wish to set forth. In fact, if we put these two conceptions together, I think we will have an adequate definition of literary formulas. The first usage simply denotes a conventional way of treating some specific thing or person. By extension, any form of cultural stereotype commonly found in literature—red-headed, hot-tempered Irishmen, brilliantly analytical and eccentric detectives, virginal blondes, and sexy brunettes—is frequently referred to as formulaic.
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