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Fiction

Margaret Cohen, John B. Hattendorf and Dennis Berthold.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 14182 words.

This entry contains three subentries: Historical Fiction, Naval Novel, Sea Fiction

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fictive

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 28 words.

• active • captive • festive, restive • dative, native, stative • fictive • unitive • octave •

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fictive

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 28 words.

• active • captive • festive, restive • dative, native, stative • fictive • unitive • octave •

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fiction

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 111 words.

An assumption that something is true irrespective of whether it is really true or not. In English legal history fictions

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fiction

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 111 words.

An assumption that something is true irrespective of whether it is really true or not. In English legal history fictions

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fiction

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 110 words.

An assumption that something is true irrespective of whether it is really true or not. In English legal history, fictions

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fiction

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 110 words.

An assumption that something is true irrespective of whether it is really true or not. In English legal history, fictions

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<b>FICTION</b>

in Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 262 words.

“Fiction” comes from fingo (in the supine, fictum), whose proper meaning is “to model in clay,” like the Greek

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Fiction

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 4354 words.

To explore the concept of fiction in the history of aesthetics, this entry consists of two essays: Overview Modern Literary

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Fiction

Peter McCormick, Wolfgang Iser and Catherine Wilson.

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 7060 words.

To explore the concept of fiction in the history of aesthetics, this entry comprises three essays: Historical and Conceptual Overview

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fiction

Anthony Wall.

in Encyclopedia of Semiotics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 1413 words.

Fictional discourse puts several fundamental assumptions about language at risk. When dealing with fiction, the semiotician must grapple at the

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fiction

C. Janaway.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 158 words.

Fiction raises puzzles not only about what kind of thing fictional characters are, but also about our attitudes to what

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Fiction

Peter Lamarque.

in The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics

January 2005; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 6710 words.

The concept of fiction is not identical to that of literature, and the discussion that follows concentrates on the former alone. Not only do the terms ‘fiction’ and ‘literature’ have...

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Fictions

Mark Blacklock.

in The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension

April 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 20492 words.

Chapter 6 considers how cultural conceptions of space had been shifted by higher spatial thought in its various forms and how this was reflected in the popular and literary fiction of the...

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Fiction

Peter Lamarque.

in Philosophy

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 4635 words.

Aspects of fiction or fictionality have long intrigued and puzzled philosophers across a surprisingly wide range of the subject, including metaphysics, epistemology, logic, philosophy of...

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Fiction

Mark T. Riley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Latin

August 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies. 7273 words.

Neo-Latin prose fiction flourished from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Short stories, romances, utopias, satires, and long novels in Latin often outshone literary work in the...

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fiction

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

The general term for invented stories, now usually applied to novels, short stories, novellas, romances, fables, and other narrative works in prose, even though most plays and narrative...

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fiction

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

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An assumption that something is true irrespective of whether it is really true or not. In English legal history fictions were used by the courts during the development of forms...

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Fictions

Jody Azzouni.

in Talking About Nothing

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 22417 words.

Fictional discourse, this chapter shows, is a truth-apt discourse that’s supported on and defers to what may be described as a pretence (or story-telling) practice that isn’t truth-apt....

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Fiction

Jacquelyn Y. McLendon.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 7774 words.

When the “lady in brown” in Ntozake Shange's choreopoem for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf (1976) makes an appeal for “somebody, anybody” to “sing a...

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