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The Cambridge companion to narrative

Author: David Herman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"The Cambridge Companion to Narrative provides a unique and valuable overview of current approaches to narrative study. An international team of experts explores ideas of storytelling and methods of narrative analysis as they have emerged across diverse traditions of inquiry and in connection with a variety of media, from film and television, to storytelling in the 'real-life' contexts of face-to-face interaction,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Herman
ISBN: 9780521856966 0521856965 9780521673662 0521673666
OCLC Number: 76794778
Description: xiii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preliminaries. --
Introduction / David Herman --
Toward a definition of narrative / Marie-Laure Ryan --
Studying narrative fiction : a starter-kit. --
Story, plot, and narration / H. Porter Abbott --
Time and space / Teresa Bridgeman --
Character / Uri Margolin --
Dialogue / Bronwen Thomas --
Focalization / Manfred Jahn --
Genre / Heta Pyrhönen --
Other narrative media (a selection). --
Conversational storytelling / Neal R. Norrick --
Drama and narrative / Brian Richardson --
Film and television narrative / Jason Mittell --
Narrative and digital media / Nick Montfort --
Further contexts for narrative study. --
Gender / Ruth Page --
Rhetoric/ethics / James Phelan --
Ideology / Luc Herman and Bart Vervaeck --
Language / Michael Toolan --
Cognition, emotion, and consciousness / David Herman --
Identity/alterity / Monika Fludernik.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by David Herman.
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