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Acts of narrative

Author: Carol Jacobs; Henry Sussman
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003.
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This collection brings together essays that reflect on the nature of narrative, literary criticism and history from a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives, ranging from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Acts of narrative.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003
Online version:
Acts of narrative.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Jacobs; Henry Sussman
ISBN: 0804746508 9780804746502 0804746516 9780804746519
OCLC Number: 51615254
Description: xx, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: J. Hillis Miller and the task of the critic / Henry Sussman --
Lying against death: out of the loop / J. Hillis Miller --
Waiting in the wings / Diane Elam --
Parting words: trauma, silence, and survival / Cathy Caruth --
The other day: the interpretation of daydreams / Rachel Bowlby --
Difference behind similarity: focalization in third-person center-of-consciousness and first-person retrospective narration / Dan Shen --
The "telepathy effect": notes toward a reconsideration of narrative fiction / Nicholas Royle --
Trackings / Tom Cohen --
The Rape of the Lock: a Jacobite aesthetics? / Ronald Paulson --
The Serpent in the Wilderness: space, place, and landscape in the eighteenth century / W.J.T. Mitchell --
Narrative discourse and a new sense of value: meaning and purpose in the neoclassical economics of Alfred Marshall / Ronald Schleifer --
Sidney's technology: a critique by technology of literary history / Alan Liu --
"Le Parjure," Perhaps: storytelling and lying "abrupt breaches of syntax") / Jacques Derrida.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Jacobs and Henry Sussman ; contributors Rachel Bowlby [and others].
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"Acts of Narrative explores different facets of narrative with historical and thematic breadth, and each of the essays is a remarkable narrative act in its own right. Taken as a whole, the collection Read more...

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