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She concludes with an analysis of Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose, a novel that, as Davis points out, expands on Borges's contributions to the nominalist-realist debate through the enigmatic Jorge de Burgos, a character inspired by the Argentine fabulist.
Bracken suggests that it may have been inspired by the works of the celebrated French fabulist, Jean de La Fontaine.
To buy this notion, must one cleave to the fabulist idea that everything people post on personal pages is awash in verisimilitude?
His three executors struggle to do Cornish's posthumous bidding under a thick vapour of their own desires--something the crafty Cornish, revealed later to be a master forger and fabulist, surely intended.
Evliya is a fabulist, drawn to stories of the strange and peculiar that will best hold his audience: the woman who gave birth to an elephant; the dervish who swallowed a snake.
They are only glancingly fabulist and tenuously linked to Ulrich's experiences.
Instead the chosen images were, in the main, those that advanced an impression of the shtetl as populated largely by poor, pious, embattled Jewsan impression aided by cropping and fabulist captioning done by his own hand.
Likewise Jonathan Spence, the British-born historian of China, whose works, as strange and elusive as their subject matter, sometimes read like an offering of the great Argentine fabulist, Jorge Luis Borges.
Her important work as an editor has done much to introduce this tradition to sf authors and fans: Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction (2001), Mojo: Conjure Stories (2003), and So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction and Fantasy (2004) are path-breaking anthologies that have infused the genre with invigorating new strains of energy.
An all-ages play about a fast-talking British fabulist and a one-woman show by a Korean-American actress open on area stages in the coming week.
Fabulist (Riedl 2004) was an architecture for automated story generation and presentation.