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  • The Opacity of Narrativeby Peter Lamarque

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2014; US$ 31.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Narrative Thought and Narrative Languageby Bruce K. Britton; Anthony D. Pellegrini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    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...

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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policyby Constance DeVereaux; Martin Griffin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95

    In the twenty-first century arts and cultural policies are global as well as local. This can lead to merging and clashing of identities in a way not always easily resolvable by culture and policy. This book looks at the role of narrative as the key to understanding cultural politics and identity deployed in the present but with deep roots in the past. more...

  • A History of Collective Creationby Kathryn Mederos Syssoyeva; Scott Proudfit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    Collective creation - the practice of collaboratively devising works of performance - rose to prominence not simply as a performance making method, but as an institutional model. By examining theatre practices in Europe and North America, this book explores collective creation's roots in the theatrical experiments of the early twentieth century. more...