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  • Die fünf Ströme des Erzählensby Michael Neumann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    Storytelling is an essential element of human nature. This study identifies five universal "streams of narrative" - that is, five "hyper-genres" that serve as a system for classifying virtually all kinds of narration. In conjunction with concepts drawn from biology, psychology, and sociology, the study develops a solid anthropological... 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...

  • 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...

  • Theories of the Avant-Garde Theatreby Bert Cardullo

    Scarecrow Press 2012; US$ 79.99

    In this collection of essays by avant-g arde theatre?s most creative practitioners?directors, playwrights, performers, and designers?these writings provide direct access to the thinking behind much of the most stimulating playwriting and performance of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...

  • Author and Narratorby Dorothee Birke; Tilmann Köppe

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The distinction between author and narrator is one of the cornerstones of narrative theory. In the past two decades, however, scope, implications and consequences of this distinction have become the subjects of debate. This volume offers contributions to these debates from different vantage points: literary studies, linguistics, philosophy,... more...

  • Automatische Erkennung von Redewiedergabeby Annelen Brunner

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study pertaining to the field of digital humanities takes a new approach to examine a familiar narratological phenomenon. It investigates how to identify the representation of speech, thought, and writing in narrative texts using digital methods. It thus takes a step toward narratological studies that include large quantities of text, enabling... more...

  • Basic Elements of Narrativeby David Herman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    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... more...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 226.95

    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...

  • The Dynamics of Narrative Formby John Pier

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 182.00

    With the emergence of postclassical narratology, it has become necessary to take stock of ongoing developments against the backdrop of established aspects of research in the field. The contributions to this volume employ some of the recent epistemological and methodological models in an attempt to resolve a number of unsettled issues... more...

  • Elemente der Narratologieby Wolf Schmid

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00

    This third edition substantially expands on the theory of eventfulness, which now fills an entire sub-chapter. The chapter on ?narrative perspective? has been amplified with a section on the highly contemporary topic of ?perspectival structure.? All chapters have been critically reviewed with some revisions and updated commentary. Throughout... more...