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  • n. Plural form of fictionalization.


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  • It treats Tarzan as a real person, and the ERB books as "fictionalizations" of episodes in that real person's life... but this approach doesn't do as much violence to the ERB books as one might think from such a description.

    Adventure Week #4: Tarzan of the Apes

  • When it comes to fictionalizations or loose interpretations of her life, the actress -- currently in rehab -- is notoriously sensitive.

    The non-Lindsay Lohan biopic: As confused and tortured as the real thing

  • Maybe not as much in Vlad Taltos et al. which strikes me as more working off the Westernized fictionalizations of folklore and history, but particularly in Agyar.

    Making Light: Open thread 136

  • He also probably didn't use a silver bullet at all - something that was included in later fictionalizations, not in contemporary accounts.

    Beast of Gevaudan - A Hyena?

  • The information about its contents was documented extensively in a number of places, so I was well aware of the factual anomalies and flat-out fictionalizations relating to Sandy Berger, Madeleine Albright, and Bill Clinton.

    Rachel Sklar: "Path To 9/11" Tough On Bush Administration? Not By A Long Shot.

  • Despite the fictionalizations, the story feels uncomfortably real, because Bicke is a kind of man who is all too common: out of place in the world, but determined to succeed, and with this determination he only succeeds in making everything worse.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • Now the trade paperback edition ($14.95, Harper Perennial) offers substantial additional content, plus a foreword in which James Ellroy, who wrote one of the most famous fictionalizations of the case, declares himself a convert to Hodel's theory.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Another writer Howard thought highly of was Jim Tully, whose fictionalizations of his life as hobo, circus roustabout, boxer and journalist find echoes in Howard's work.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Among his many fictionalizations of the American past, novelist T.C. Boyle has remade such real-life characters as the inventor of cornflakes, John Harvey Kellogg (The Road to Wellville, 1993), and sexual behaviorist Alfred Kinsey (The Inner Circle, 2004).

    Boston Phoenix -

  • Maybe Lucy Maude's fictionalizations kept her alive and were far more satisfying to readers than an honest account of her life might have been.



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