“Haunted by Waters”: Narrative Reconciliation in Norman Maclean’s A River Runs Through It

Kenneth Womack, Todd Davis

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Abstract

Once for instance, my father asked me a series of questions that suddenly made me wonder whether I understood even my father whom I felt closer to than any man I have ever known. “You like to tell true stories, don't you?” he asked, and I answered, “Yes, I like to tell stories that are true.” Then he asked, “After you have finished your true stories sometime, why don't you make up a story and the people to go with it?.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)192-204
Number of pages13
JournalCritique - Studies in Contemporary Fiction
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Literature and Literary Theory

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