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About time : narrative, fiction and the philosophy of time

Author: Mark Currie
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.
Series: Frontiers of theory.
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"About Time brings together ideas about time from narrative theory and philosophy. It argues that literary criticism and narratology have approached narrative primarily as a form of retrospect, and demonstrates through a series of arguments and readings that anticipation and other forms of projection into the future offer new analytical perspectives to narrative criticism and theory. The book offers an account of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Currie
ISBN: 9780748624249 0748624244 9780748642465 0748642463
OCLC Number: 122926122
Description: ix, 160 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: about about time --
The present --
Prolepsis --
Temporality and self-distance --
Inner and outer time --
Backwards time --
Fictional knowledge --
Tense times.
Series Title: Frontiers of theory.
Responsibility: Mark Currie.
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