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  • 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...

  • The Dynamics of Narrative Formby John Pier

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 154.00

    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 while charting... more...

  • Welt - Bild - Theaterby Kati Röttger

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 79.34

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Frage nach dem Zusammenspiel von Theater und Bild lässt sich nicht losgelöst von den medialen Komponenten beantworten, in denen dieses Zusammenspiel gegeben ist. Gleichzeitig ist es von ästhetischen Überschreitungen oder auch verschiedenen ästhetischen Einstellungen bestimmt, die nichtselten mit Medienwechseln oder auch dem... more...

  • Stories and Mindsby Lars Bernaerts; Luc Herman; Bart Vervaeck; Dirk de Geest

    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...

  • Time and Narrative, Volume 1by Paul Ricoeur; Kathleen McLaughlin; David Pellauer

    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...

  • A Self Made of Wordsby Carl H. Klaus

    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... more...

  • Elemente der Narratologieby Wolf Schmid

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 349.00

    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 the work,... more...

  • Kultbücherby Christian Klein

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 27.76

    Was macht ein Buch zum Kultbuch? Kultbücher sind ein präsenter Bestandteil des literarischen Lebens. Sie zeichnen sich durch eine besondere Form der Rezeption aus, die dazu führt, dass die Bücher zum Leitfaden der Lebenspraxis ihrer Leser avancieren - die Lektüre manifestiert sich als soziales Phänomen. Wie aber kommt es dazu? Christian Klein widmet... more...

  • Erzähltheorieby Monika Fludernik

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 17.35

    Das Standardwerk von Monika Fludernik führt kompakt und übersichtlich in die Grundlagen der Erzählforschung ein und macht mit den wichtigsten narratologischen Fragestellungen bekannt. Sie stellt die aktuellen erzähltheoretischen Ansätze und ihre Vertreter vor, erläutert die gebräuchliche Terminologie und leitet gezielt zur erzähltheoretisch fundierten... more...

  • Relating Narrativesby Adriana Cavarero

    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...