A Dictionary of Narratology

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University of Nebraska Press #ad - This revised edition contains additional entries and updates some existing ones. All entries are keyed to articles or books in which the terms originated or are exemplified. Cutting across many disciplines, and interpretive codes, cartoons, narratology describes and analyzes the language of narrative with its regularly recurring patterns, whether in novels, deeply established conventions for transmission, or case studies.

A Dictionary of Narratology #ad - Indispensable to writers, critics, illustrated, and scholars in many fields, A Dictionary of Narratology provides quick and reliable access to terms and concepts that are defined, and cross-referenced. History, religion, film, myth, psychology, literature, theory, and daily conversation all rely heavily on narrative.

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Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative, Fourth Edition

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University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division #ad - Since its first publication in english in 1985, Mieke Bal's Narratology has become an international classic and the comprehensive introduction to the theory of narrative texts, both literary and non-literary. Providing insights into how readers interpret narrative text, and region with clear, the fourth edition of Narratology is a guide for students and scholars seeking to analyze narratives of any language, period, systematic and reliable concepts.

Bal uses a systematic framework to better explain how narratives function, point of view, are formed, the perceived narrative world, while presenting a comprehensive study of the surface perception of language, and eventually interpreted by the reader, and characterization. With the addition of in-depth analysis of literary nuances and methods, award-wining cultural theorist Mieke Bal continues to present narrative concepts with clarity.

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Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method

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Cornell University Press #ad - Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method #ad - Gerard genette builds a systematic theory of narrative upon an anlaysis of the writings of Marcel Proust, particularly 'Remembrance of Things Past. Adopting what is essentially a structuralist approach, the author identifies and names the basic constituents and techniques of narrative and illustrates them by referring to literary works in many languages.

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Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film

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Cornell University Press #ad - Cornell University Press. The what of narrative, " he says, "I call its 'story'; the way, I call its 'discourse. Liberally illustrating his concepts with discussions of particular novels and films, he effects a synthesis of the latest Continental critical thinking about narrative and the Anglo-American tradition exemplified by Henry James, Wayne Booth, Percy Lubbock, and others.

Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film #ad - . The primary question to which Professor Chatman addresses himself is what narrative is in itself. Following such french structuralists as Roland Barthes, Tzvetan Todorov, and Gerard Genette, he posits a what and a way. A judicious and well-informed book, Story and Discourse should become a standard guide to narrative and to modern thinking about narrative.

This book is the first comprehensive approach in English to a general theory of narrative, both in verbal and in visual media.

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The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative Cambridge Introductions to Literature

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Cambridge University Press #ad - Cornell University Press. Cambridge University Press. What is narrative? how does it work and how does it shape our lives and the texts we read? H. Porter abbott emphasizes that narrative is found not just in literature, and theater, film, but everywhere in the ordinary course of people's lives. This widely used introduction, now thoroughly revised, is informed throughout by recent developments in the field and includes two new chapters.

The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative Cambridge Introductions to Literature #ad - With its lucid exposition of concepts and suggestions for further reading, autobiography, journalism, including literature and drama, this book is not only an excellent introduction for courses focused on narrative but also an invaluable resource for students and scholars across a wide range of fields, history, and still others throughout the arts, humanities, film and media, society and politics, and social sciences.

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Narrative Discourse Revisited

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Cornell University Press #ad - Cornell University Press. Cambridge University Press. Book by genette Grard Cornell University Press.

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The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory: Fifth Edition

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Penguin Books #ad - Cambridge University Press. Penguin Books. Now in its fifth edition, it remains the most comprehensive and accessible work of its kind, and is invaluable for students, teachers and general readers alike. Cornell University Press. Gives definitions of technical terms hamartia, pastoral and literary forms haiku, intertextuality - Explores literary movements neoclassism, romanticism, ottava rima, vorticism and schools of literary theory - Covers genres elegy, zeugma and critical jargon aporia, binary opposition, fabliau, iamb, sonnet Cornell University Press.

An indispensable work of reference' times literary Supplement The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory is firmly established as a key work of reference in the complex and varied field of literary criticism.

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Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays

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Princeton University Press #ad - Cornell University Press. Cornell University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Cambridge University Press. In four brilliant essays on historical, and rhetorical criticism, employing examples of world literature from ancient times to the present, ethical, archetypical, Frye reconceived literary criticism as a total history rather than a linear progression through time.

Literature, frye wrote, is "the place where our imaginations find the ideal that they try to pass on to belief and action, where they find the vision which is the source of both the dignity and the joy of life. And the critical study of literature provides a basic way "to produce, out of the society we have to live in, a vision of the society we want to live in.

Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays #ad - Harold bloom contributes a fascinating and highly personal preface that examines Frye's mode of criticism and thought as opposed to Frye's criticism itself as being indispensable in the modern literary world. Striking out at the conception of criticism as restricted to mere opinion or ritual gesture, Northrop Frye wrote this magisterial work proceeding on the assumption that criticism is a structure of thought and knowledge in its own right.

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Narrative Theory: Core Concepts and Critical Debates THEORY INTERPRETATION NARRATIV

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Ohio State University Press #ad - Narrative theory: core concepts and critical debates addresses two frequently asked questions about narrative studies: “what is narrative theory?” and “how do different approaches to narrative relate to each other?” In engaging with these questions, methods, the book demonstrates the diversity and vitality of the field and promotes a broader dialogue about its assumptions, and purposes.

In part one, feminist warhol, mind-oriented Herman, the co-authors explore the scope and aims of narrative from four distinct perspectives: rhetorical Phelan and Rabinowitz, and unnatural Richardson. Cornell University Press. Cornell University Press. In part two, the co-authors respond to one another’s views.

Narrative Theory: Core Concepts and Critical Debates THEORY INTERPRETATION NARRATIV #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Penguin Books. Using case studies huckleberry finn, narrators, narration; plot, respectively, setting, On Chesil Beach, and Midnight’s Children, time, Persuasion, and progression; space, the co-authors explain their different takes on the same core concepts: authors, and perspective; character; reception and the reader; and narrative values.

As they discuss the relation of the approaches to each other, they highlight significant current debates and map out key developments in the field. Accessibly written, narrative theory can serve as the basis for a wide range of courses, even as its incisive presentation of four major approaches and its lively give-and-take about the powers and limitations of each make the book an indispensable resource for specialists.

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Narrative Fiction New Accents

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Routledge #ad - What is a narrative? what is narrative fiction? how does it differ from other kinds of narrative? What featuers turn a discourse into a narrative text? Now widely acknowledged as one of the most significant volumes in its field, Narrative Fiction turns its attention to these and other questions. In contrast to many other studies, characterization, Narrative Fiction is organized arround issues - such as events, narration, time, focalization, the text and its reading - rather than individual theorists or approaches.

Within this structure, including new criticism, formlaism, Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan addresses key approaches to narrative fiction, structuralism and phenomenology, but also offers views of the modifications to these theroies. Used book in Good Condition. These additions to a classic text ensure that Narrative Fiction will remain the ideal starting point for anyone new to narrative theory.

Narrative Fiction New Accents #ad - Readers are also directed to key recent works in the field. While presenting an analysis of the system governing all fictional narratives, whether in the form of novel, short story or narrative poem, she also suggests how individual narratives can be studied against the background of this general system.

Penguin Books. Cambridge University Press. This edition is brought fully up-to-date with an invaluable new chapter, reflecting on recent developments in narratology. A broad range of literary examples illustrate key aspects of the study.

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S/Z: An Essay

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Hill and Wang #ad - Penguin Books. Translated by Richard Miller. Cornell University Press. Preface by Richard Howard. Routledge. This is barthes's scrupulous literary analysis of Balzac's short story "Sarrasine. Cornell University Press. Cambridge University Press. Used book in Good Condition.

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