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Nelson Cerqueira
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Pray I admire the criticism to Hemingway’s writing, but he is my favorite!
Nelson Cerqueira
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Applause I admire the use of indirect speech in Hemingway
Nelson Cerqueira
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Applause the autobiographical style of Marcel Proust influenced 20th century novels
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I can do it myself
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There's no distinct dividing line between the two. Basically, literary fiction is fiction that attempts to reach a level where it can claim to have merit as legitimate literature. As mentioned on the wikipedia page cited below, it tends to focus on writing style and depth of character and meaning, as opposed to contemporary fiction (which I believe would, in the context you're citing, be analogous to popular fiction), which focuses on narrative and plot (again, per wikipedia).

Typically, if a piece of writing attempts to illustrate an ageless truism, or to explore the depths of a character without much plot development, it is "literary", and if it focuses more on telling a story, it is "popular fiction".

Really, I believe the term "contemporary fiction" actually means all current fiction, literary and otherwise, but if it's being contrasted to literary fiction, then it must be meant to encompass everything but literary fiction.
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