In Defence of Realism is a powerful indictment of the fog of bad philosophy and worse linguistics that has shrouded much contemporary literary theory and criticism. Raymond Tallis, one of the most important critics of post-Saussurean literary theory in the English-speaking world, examines the reasons often cited by critics and theorists for believing that realism in fiction is impossible and verisimilitude a mere literary -effect.- He clearly demonstrates not only that the arguments of critics hostile to realism are ...

In Defence of Realism 1998, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

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In Defence of Realism 1988, Edward Arnold, London, England

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