A Companion to Narrative Theory

A Companion to Narrative Theory

Editor(s): James Phelan, Peter J. Rabinowitz

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405114769

Online ISBN: 9780470996935

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996935

About this Book

The 35 original essays in A Companion to Narrative Theory constitute the best available introduction to this vital and contested field of humanistic enquiry.

  • Comprises 35 original essays written by leading figures in the field
  • Includes contributions from pioneers in the field such as Wayne C. Booth, Seymour Chatman, J. Hillis Miller and Gerald Prince
  • Represents all the major critical approaches to narrative and investigates and debates the relations between them
  • Considers narratives in different disciplines, such as law and medicine
  • Features analyses of a variety of media, including film, music, and painting
  • Designed to be of interest to specialists, yet accessible to readers with little prior knowledge of the field

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: New Light on Stubborn Problems

  2. Part II: Revisions and Innovations

  3. Part III: Narrative Form and its Relationship to History, Politics, and Ethics

  4. Part IV: Beyond Literary Narrative

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