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  • Narratologiby Stefan Iversen; Henrik Skov Nielsen; Wayne C. Booth

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 19.88

    Narratologi er teorien om fortællinger. Forstået i snæver forstand hænger narratologi sammen med den franske strukturalisme og med studiet af litterære teksters forløb, struktur og udsigelse. I dag anvendes narratologi som samlebetegnelse for et bredere felt af erkendelsesinteresser, der arbejder videre med de spørgsmål, som struk­tura­lismens narratologer... more...

  • Die fünf Ströme des Erzählensby Michael Neumann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 160.87

    The Narratologia series publishes state-of-the-art monographs and collective volumes devoted to modern narrative theory and its historical reconstruction in all the philological disciplines. It is the first narratological forum of its kind in Germany. In addition to literary texts, the series focuses on narration in everyday contexts,... more...

  • Mickery Theaterby Mike Pearson

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 49.99

    This is the first full-length study of the history and working practices of the Mickery Theater in Amsterdam. Between 1965 and 1991, under its noted director Ritsaert ten Cate, Mickery became renowned worldwide for promoting and presenting significant international alternative theatre companies, and for staging its own innovative productions. Through... more...

  • A Companion to Narrative Theoryby Peter J. Rabinowitz; James Phelan

    Wiley 2008; US$ 60.95 US$ 52.82

    The 35 original essays in A Companion to Narrative Theory constitute the best available introduction to this vital and contested field of humanistic enquiry. Comprises 35 original essays written by leading figures in the field Includes contributions from pioneers in the field such as Wayne C. Booth, Seymour Chatman, J. Hillis Miller and Gerald... more...

  • Basic Elements of Narrativeby David Herman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 40.95 US$ 35.49

    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... more...

  • Writing and Rewriting National Theatre Historiesby S.E. Wilmer

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Historians of theatre face the same temptations and challenges as other historians: they negotiate assumptions (their own and those of others) about national identity and national character; they decide what events and actors to highlight--or omit--and what framework and perspective to use for telling the story. Personal biases, trends in scholarship,... more...

  • Representing the Pastby Charlotte M. Canning; Thomas Postlewait

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    How do historians represent the past? How do theatre historians represent performance events? The fifteen challenging essays in Representing the Past: Essays in Performance Historiography focus on the fundamental epistemological conditions and procedures that serve as the foundational ideas that guide all historians in their endeavors. Unified by their... more...

  • Erzähltheorie in mediävistischer Perspektiveby Armin Schulz; Manuel Braun; Alexandra Dunkel; Jan-Dirk Müller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 160.87

    Narratology from the Perspective of Medieval Studies systematically compiles research on the ?otherness?  of medieval narratives. It places a particular focus on the way that narrative forms are always linked to the meaning of narrative content. Key topics include genre, narrative patterns, connections to contemporary world knowledge,... more...

  • Narrative, Interruptedby Markku Lehtimäki; Laura Karttunen; Maria Mäkelä

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 139.42

    Recent postclassical narratology has constructed top-down reading models that often remain blind to the frame-breaking potential of individual literary narratives. Narrative, Interrupted goes beyond the macro framing typical of postclassical narratology and sets out to sketch approaches more sensitive to generic specificities, disturbing... more...

  • The Dynamics of Narrative Formby John Pier

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 150.14

    Die Reihe Narratologia publiziert innovative Monographien und Sammelbände zur modernen Erzähltheorie und zu ihrer fachgeschichtlichen Rekonstruktion aus allen philologischen Disziplinen. Sie stellt das erste narratologische Forum dieser Art in Deutschland dar. Neben literarischen Texten stehen u. a. auch das Alltagserzählen, Wort-Bild-Texte,... more...