By David James
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11 M u ch is p rod uctive about en terta in in g narrative fiction as th o u gh it w ere an arena for c h a n ce en cou n ters, w h o se e ffec t u p o n u s ca n n o t b e p red icted in advance of th e ir arrival. Im provising with sp a ce as a m o d e l for co m p re h e n sio n , M inrose G w in sim ilarly em p hasizes th e id ea o f read in g as per petual m otion . ‘As read ers’, s h e suggests, ‘w e m ay often find ou rselves visitors in a d ifferen t lan d , perh ap s a strange land: w e learn its d im e n sio n s as w e travel th rou gh , n o t by an y m aps w e h ave con stru cted prior to rea d in g ’.
Lukâcs is actually e x p a n d in g ou r view o f th e p o ssib le territories in to w hich th e n ovel can draw us, rather than offering an all-encom passing m ap o f the m etaphysical d estination to w hich every narrative is su pp osed ly destined. H e p ro ceed s in th e k now ledge that with ever)' broader view o f th e h o rizo n s o p en to literary form , with every n ew d ep icted landscape o p e n in g ‘m any paths’ before the novelistic im aginary, the necessity o f d efin in g how ‘works d iffer’ from o n e a n o th er b eco m e s all th e m o re crucial.
W h ile su g g estin g that we th in k a b ou t th e n ovel as a ritualistic p erform an ce o f th e se in ten sified ‘trop ic m o m e n ts’, D o o d y ’s b est effort to w ard-off th e u sefu ln ess o f Spatial Form actually e n d s u p reaffirm ing its efficacy. She rehearses that dry, im personal n o tio n o f narrative as a sem io tic architecture, b u t rein flects it w ith a series o f startling m eta p h o rs w h en ap p lyin g it to th e history o f th e novel. It’s hard to let g o o f sp ace as a critical m etaphor.
Contemporary British Fiction and the Artistry of Space: Style, Landscape, Perception by David James