The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

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  • 9780521887199
  • 9781107453326
  • 9781107460454
What is narrative? How does it work and how does it shape our lives and the texts we read? H. Porter Abbott emphasizes that narrative is found not just in literature, film, and theater, but everywhere in the ordinary course of people's lives. This widely used introduction, now thoroughly revised, is informed throughout by recent developments in the field and includes two new chapters. With its lucid exposition of concepts and suggestions for further reading, this book is not only an excellent introduction for courses focused on narrative but also an invaluable resource for students and scholars across a wide range of fields, including literature and drama, film and media, society and politics, journalism, autobiography, history, and still others throughout the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
  • Cambridge University Press; April 2008
  • ISBN 9781107453326
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  • Title: The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative
  • Author: H. Porter Abbott
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780521887199
  • 9781107453326
  • 9781107460454

In The Press

'Abbott brilliantly zeroes in on the architecture of narrative with an exactness and bent for orderly exposition that utterly redeems his subject.' The Chronicle of Higher Education

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780521887199
  • 9781107453326
  • 9781107460454