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Readers’ Advisory Guide to Historical Fiction.

By: Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (315 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780838912454
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Readers’ Advisory Guide to Historical FictionDDC classification:
  • 026/.8088381
LOC classification:
  • Z711.5 -- .B27 2015eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Series Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. A Wall of Portraits, a Hall of Doors -- 2. Talking With Historical Fiction Readers -- 3. Historical Fiction by Time Period -- 4. Historical Fiction by Place -- 5. Biographical Historical Fiction -- 6. Historical Fiction by Subject -- 7. Culture, Ethnicity, Religion, and Gender in Historical Fiction -- 8. Historical Fiction and Other Genres -- 9. Expanding Readers' Advisory Services: The Whole-Collection Approach -- 10. Keeping Current, Staying Relevant -- Appendix A. How to Read a Novel in Just Minutes -- Appendix B. Literary Historical Fiction and Classics for Book Groups -- Appendix C. Form-Based Readers' Advisory: A List of Libraries -- Bibliography -- Appeal/Subject Index -- Author/Title Index.
Summary: Emphasizing an appreciation of historical fiction in its many forms and focusing on what fans enjoy, this guide provides a fresh take on a durable genre.
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Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Series Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. A Wall of Portraits, a Hall of Doors -- 2. Talking With Historical Fiction Readers -- 3. Historical Fiction by Time Period -- 4. Historical Fiction by Place -- 5. Biographical Historical Fiction -- 6. Historical Fiction by Subject -- 7. Culture, Ethnicity, Religion, and Gender in Historical Fiction -- 8. Historical Fiction and Other Genres -- 9. Expanding Readers' Advisory Services: The Whole-Collection Approach -- 10. Keeping Current, Staying Relevant -- Appendix A. How to Read a Novel in Just Minutes -- Appendix B. Literary Historical Fiction and Classics for Book Groups -- Appendix C. Form-Based Readers' Advisory: A List of Libraries -- Bibliography -- Appeal/Subject Index -- Author/Title Index.

Emphasizing an appreciation of historical fiction in its many forms and focusing on what fans enjoy, this guide provides a fresh take on a durable genre.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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