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- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 30.00
How do narratives draw on our memory capacity? How is our attention guided when we are reading a literary narrative? What kind of empathy is triggered by intercultural novels? A cast of international scholars explores these and other questions from an interdisciplinary perspective in Stories and Minds , a collection of essays that discusses cutting-edge... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 18.00
Time and Narrative builds on Paul Ricoeur's earlier analysis, in The Rule of Metaphor , of semantic innovation at the level of the sentence. Ricoeur here examines the creation of meaning at the textual level, with narrative rather than metaphor as the ruling concern. Ricoeur finds a "healthy circle" between time and narrative: time is humanized... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2013; US$ 18.00
Confident or fretful, solemn or sassy, tough or tender, casual or formal: the self you project in writing?your persona?is the byproduct of numerous decisions you make about what to say and how to say it. Though any single word or phrase or sentence might make little difference within the scope of an entire essay or book, collectively they create... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 26.37
Der Autor entwirft in diesem Standardwerk eine wegweisende Theorie des Erzählens und analysiert zentrale narratologische Kategorien wie Fiktion, Mimesis, Autor, Leser, Erzähler, Erzählperspektive, Text, Geschichte, Erzählzeit usw. Er bestimmt alle für narrative Texte konstitutiven Merkmale, ergänzt um eine ausführliche Bibliographie und... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and cognition. Using philosophical, linguistic, anthropological,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Relating Narratives is a major new work by the philosopher and feminist thinker Adriana Cavarero. First published in Italian to widespread acclaim, Relating Narratives is a fascinating and challenging new account of the relationship between selfhood and narration. Drawing a diverse array of thinkers from both the philosophical and the literary... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2014; US$ 34.99
What is narrative? What is distinctive about the great literary narratives? In virtue of what is a narrative fictional or non-fictional? In this important new book Peter Lamarque, one of the leading philosophers of literature at work today, explores these and related questions to bring new clarity and insight to debates about narrative in philosophy,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 22.99
This handbook not only provides a very wide-ranging introduction and orientation to the world of the Theatre of the Oppressed, but Birgit Fritz also presents concrete and practical assistance for structuring basic workshops in process-oriented theatre work and in developing Forum Theatre plays. Birgit Fritz explores the working principles of emancipatory... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 15.99
An important verbatim play about the 2011 London Riots, by the author of the award-winning London Road. In the summer of 2011, London was burning. Alecky Blythe took her dictaphone to the streets From the helicopters circling overhead to the burnt out buildings on the street, this explosive play records the voices and stories of a community... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.64
The linguae & litterae series, edited by Peter Auer, Gesa von Essen and Werner Frick, documents the research activities of the School of Language and Literature of the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). These research activities in literary studies and linguistics are characterized by an approach that is theoretically... more...