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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
What does it mean to "fail" in performance? How might staging failure reveal theatre?s potential to expand our understanding of social, political and everyday reality? What can we learn from performances that expose and then celebrate their ability to fail? In Performance Theatre and the Poetics of Failure , Sara Jane Bailes begins with Samuel... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
This study reconsiders Surrealist theatre specifically from the perspective of ludics-a poetics of play and games-an ideal approach to the Surrealists, whose games blur the boundaries between the 'playful' and the 'serious.' Beginning with the Surrealists' 'one-into-another' game and its illustration of Breton's ludic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 42.95
Discourse has broken through the barriers of literature and linguistics and dominates the way we relate to each other and to the world. This is the view shared by the uniquely cross-disciplinary group of contributors to Narrative in Culture . more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 14.99
IF YOU'RE TIRED OF REJECTION, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU. Whether you are a novice writer or a veteran who has already had your work published, rejection is often a frustrating reality. Literary agents and editors receive and reject hundreds of manuscripts each month. While it's the job of these publishing professionals to be discriminating, it's... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 182.00
The volume sounds out the methodological potential of the central narratological category of ?voice? in its relation to ?person? and specifies this category principally against the background of Genette and Bachtin. In addition to papers with a theoretical orientation, there are also case studies,which are always linked with more general methodological... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 169.00
Presents a theory of fictional entities which is syncretistic insofar as it integrates the work of previous authors. This work puts forward a metaphysical conception of the nature of these entities, according to which a fictional entity is a compound entity built up from both a make-believe theoretical element and a set theoretical element. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 35.00
Ornamenten van het vergeten, zo typeert Walter Benjamin in Zum Bilde Prousts de typische vertelstructuur van diens grote werk A la recherche du temps perdu. Op zoek naar de verloren tijd orchestreert Proust het vergeten. Dit vergeten is "de zwarte muur waartegen zich enkele motieven vertonen, en het is dankzij deze zwarte muur dat de schimmen... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009; US$ 93.95
Basic Elements of Narrative outlines a way of thinking about what narrative is and how to identify its basic elements across various media, introducing key concepts developed by previous theorists and contributing original ideas to the growing body of scholarship on stories. Includes an overview of recent developments in narrative scholarship Provides... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 36.00
Over fifty years ago, it became unfashionable—even forbidden—for students of literature to talk about an author’s intentions for a given work. In Murder by Accident , Jody Enders boldly resurrects the long-disgraced concept of intentionality, especially as it relates to the theater. Drawing on four fascinating medieval events... more...