An Introduction to Narratology

An Introduction to Narratology

by Monika Fludernik
     
 

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An Introduction to Narratology is an accessible, practical guide to narratological theory and terminology and its application to literature.


In this book, Monika Fludernik outlines:





  • the key concepts of style, metaphor and metonymy, and the history of narrative forms

  • narratological

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Overview

An Introduction to Narratology is an accessible, practical guide to narratological theory and terminology and its application to literature.


In this book, Monika Fludernik outlines:





  • the key concepts of style, metaphor and metonymy, and the history of narrative forms

  • narratological approaches to interpretation and the linguistic aspects of texts, including new cognitive developments in the field

  • how students can use narratological theory to work with texts, incorporating detailed practical examples

  • a glossary of useful narrative terms, and suggestions for further reading.

This textbook offers a comprehensive overview of the key aspects of narratology by a leading practitioner in the field. It demystifies the subject in a way that is accessible to beginners, but also reflects recent theoretical developments and narratology’s increasing popularity as a critical tool.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134058761
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/16/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Monika Fludernik is Professor of English at the University of Freiburg/Germany. She is the author of The Fictions of Language and the Languages of Fiction (Routledge, 1993) and Towards a 'Natural' Narratology (Routledge, 1996), which was the co-winner of the Perkins Prize of the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature.

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