On Time, Space, and Novels

March 20th, 2007 · No Comments
by Kassia Krozser

The understanding of the novelist is temporal, rather than spatial or pictural. Its medium is a rendered sense of time – time experienced as an arena of struggle or conflict or choice. All stories are about battles, struggles of one kind or another, that terminate in victory and in defeat. Everything moves toward the end, when the outcome will be known.

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