The Classical Plot and the Invention of Western Narrative

The Classical Plot and the Invention of Western Narrative

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by N. J. Lowe
     
 

How western literature developed the economical plotting still supreme in modern fiction and cinema.See more details below

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How western literature developed the economical plotting still supreme in modern fiction and cinema.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521771764
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Classical Plot: 1. Approaches; 2. A cognitive model; 3. The narrative universe; 4. The classical plot; 5. Unclassical plots; Part II. The Classical Plots: 6. Epic myth I: Iliad; 7. Epic myth II: Odyssey; 8. Dramatic myth: tragedy and satyr-play; 9. Dramatic fiction: New Comedy; 10. Epic fiction: the Greek novel; Conclusion; Glossary.

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