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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 219.95

    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...

  • Hollywood's Blacklistsby Reynold Humphries

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 99.99

    Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?' That question was to be repeated endlessly during the anti-Communist investigations carried out by the House Committee on un-American Activities (HUAC) in the early 1950s. The refusal of ten members of the film industry to answer the question in 1947 led to the decision by studio... more...

  • Basic Elements of Narrativeby David Herman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 37.95

    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...

  • From Yesterday to TODAYby Stephen Battaglio

    Running Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    ?When Dave Garroway welcomed viewers to Today on that day in 1952, he ushered in a new era in broadcasting. . . . It was a place where viewers could turn to each morning to satisfy their appetite for all things news and information. It was a destination for the curious to learn more about what had happened overnight and how the day ahead might shape... 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...

  • Herzschmerz im deutschen Fernsehprogramm: Analyse der Telenovela "Alisa - Folge deinem Herzen" (ZDF)by Carina Schmidt

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 23.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Seit 2004 haben deutsche Telenovelas ihren Weg ins Fernsehen gefunden - mit Erfolg! Seither breiten sie sich in allen Sendern aus: Bianca, Lisa, Sophie, Julia, Lena, Tessa, Alisa, Hanna und all die anderen jungen Frauen, die die weiblichen Hauptcharaktere darstellen, stehen mit ihrem Leben und ihrer Liebe im Mittelpunkt und ziehen... more...

  • Narrativität als Begriffby Matthias Aumüller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    The term ?narrativity? has gained considerable currency. But what does it actually mean? This is the question considered in the articles by linguists, media scholars, psychologists and other specialist academics that are compiled in this volume. They reveal the diversity of ways in which this term is used and describe various methods of delineation.... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    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, models of time... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    What do boring stories and seemingly insignificant details reveal about the nature of narrative? How does narrativity manifest itself in forms such as stanzaic poetry and fictional dialogue? Narrative, Interrupted probes the limits of narrativity by focusing on the anti-linear, anti-causal and non-natural tendencies of literature. The book highlights... more...