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consisting or suggestive of fiction

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related to or involving literary fiction


formed or conceived by the imagination

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This volume explores how the September 11th attacks of 2001 have been fictionally constructed in selected Anglophone literary narratives.
Reflecting on the serious tone in the work of British filmmaker Peter Watkins, James Walsh wonders if films such as Watkins's The War Game, which fictionally portrays the effects of a nuclear attack on England, might be more useful than traditional mockumentaries that use parody to critique modern life.
Clearly, Kurieshi's proximity to Islam, while expressed fictionally, is closer to that of Ian McEwan or John Updike whose writings bear only a tangential consideration of Muslim identity in their apocalyptic obsessions with 9/11.
Names, characters, businesses, organizations, places, events and incidents either are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictionally.
It seems to me that Maya, whatever her reality, has been fictionally constructed to function as our surrogate.
It fictionally explored how Football League founder William McGregor, disguised as Father Christmas, took on the evil Blue Witch in the Magic Cup Final showdown in Dreamland.
Mattie's father, on the other hand, embodies Berry's vision of conservatism, like the Amish farmer or Remembering but in a more fictionally coherent fashion.
In "Auteure," Reid returns to her discussion of Genlis and Stael to show how women authors fictionally represented the impossibility of reconciling social demands on women with a literary career.
Hence, Sebastian Groes' groundbreaking The Making of London is about the contemporary London novel, a city which has been fictionally and literally frequented for centuries.
Artfully historical, fictionally sociological, mysteriously haunting, Lyonel Trouillot's poet(h)ical circumscription of a realistic utopia leaves open the window to la belle amour humaine.
This now-famous trip became the basis for Jack Kerouac's 1958 novel, The Dharma Bums, in which Snyder is fictionally portrayed as Japhy Ryder, the "great new hero of American culture" (32).
He is no boy, albeit that his fictionally constructed character is youthful in the sense of being culpably irresponsible.
The second chapter on Merimee takes us in a different direction by exposing the fictionally (or "fraudulence") of a seemingly "legitimate" work of history called Les Faux Demetrius.
Close Up" fictionally recreates Sabzian's arrest (from two perspectives), and the incident that introduced him to the family, and saw him assume Makhmalbaf's identity.