Literary Structures, Character Development, and Dramaturgical Scenarios in Framing the Category Novel

Literary Structures, Character Development, and Dramaturgical Scenarios in Framing the Category Novel

by Robert N. St. Clair
     
 
In this study, St. Clair (linguistics, U. of Louisville) reveals the underlying plot structures used in popular culture novels belonging in specific commercial categories. Early chapters discuss plot theory, character development, and the characteristics of a "page turner." The remaining chapters explore the specific story-telling formulas employed in romance, murder

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In this study, St. Clair (linguistics, U. of Louisville) reveals the underlying plot structures used in popular culture novels belonging in specific commercial categories. Early chapters discuss plot theory, character development, and the characteristics of a "page turner." The remaining chapters explore the specific story-telling formulas employed in romance, murder mystery, western, and science fiction novels. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773464872
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
Studies in Linguistics and Semiotics
Pages:
385

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