Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method / Edition 1

Narrative Discourse: An Essay in Method / Edition 1

by Gerard Genette
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801492599

ISBN-13: 9780801492594

Pub. Date: 08/28/1983

Publisher: Cornell University Press

Gerard Genette, a critic of international stature, here builds a systematic theory of narrative upon an analysis of the writings of Marcel Proust, particularly Remembrance of Things Past. Adopting what is essentially a structuralist approach, the author identifies and names the basic constituents and techniques of narrative and illustrates them by referring to

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Gerard Genette, a critic of international stature, here builds a systematic theory of narrative upon an analysis of the writings of Marcel Proust, particularly Remembrance of Things Past. Adopting what is essentially a structuralist approach, the author identifies and names the basic constituents and techniques of narrative and illustrates them by referring to literary works in many languages.

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ISBN-13:
9780801492594
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1983
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
759,564
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jonathan Cutler
Translator's Preface
Preface

Introduction
1. Order
2. Duration
3. Frequency
4. Mood
5. Voice

Afterword
Bibliography
Index

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