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  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 21.78

    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...

  • Kultbücherby Christian Klein

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 25.91

    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...

  • Schreiben für "das Kind in uns allen"by Jonas Etten

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.59

    Die Gegenwartsbelletristik kennt einen neuen Trend - die All-Age-Literatur. Dabei handelt es sich um Romane, die kindliche und erwachsene Leser gleichermaßen ansprechen und damit auch eine Reihe neuer Fragen an die Literaturwissenschaft stellen. Worin unterscheiden sich "kindliche? von "erwachsenen? Lektüreformen? Und auf welche Weise werden... more...

  • Narrative, Perception, Language, and Faithby Dr Edmond Wright

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    There have been many voices in disciplines as various as philosophy, history, psychology, hermeneutics, literary theory, and theology that have claimed that narrative is fundamental to all that is human. Here is a book that, in an engaging and amusing way, presents a coherent thesis to that effect, connecting the Joke and the Story (with all that comedy... more...

  • Narrative Bodiesby Daniel Punday

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 120.00

    Although the body has recently emerged throughout the humanities and social sciences as an object revealing the power and limits of representation, the study of narrative has almost entirely ignored human corporeality. As this book shows, attention to the body raises uncomfortable questions about the historicity of basic narrative concepts like character,... more...

  • What Is Narratology?by Tom Kindt; Hans-Harald Müller

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00

    What Is Narratology? sees itself as contributing to the intensive international discussion and controversy on the structure and function of narrative theory. The 14 papers in the volume advance proposals for determining the object of narratology, modelling its concepts and characterising its status within cultural studies. more...

  • 20 Master Plotsby Ronald B Tobias

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 16.99

    Give your story a solid foundation?a plot that engages readers from start to finish! The best stories linger in the hearts and minds of readers for decades. These tales gain their power through plots that connect with the audience on both an emotional and intellectual level. Inside Ronald B. Tobias details these 20 time-tested plots. Each is... more...

  • A Theory of Narrativeby Rick Altman

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    Narrative is a powerful element of human culture, storing and sharing the cherished parts of our personal memories and giving structure to our laws, entertainment, and history. We experience narrative in words, pictures, and film, yet regardless of how the tale is told, story remains independent from the media that makes it concrete. Narrative follows... more...