Narratives in Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life / Edition 1

Narratives in Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life / Edition 1

by Arthur A. (Asa) Berger
     
 

Arthur Asa Berger elucidates narrative theory and applies it to readers' everyday experiences with popular forms of mass media. This unique book demonstrates how to interpret narratives while presenting the analysis in an accessible manner.

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Arthur Asa Berger elucidates narrative theory and applies it to readers' everyday experiences with popular forms of mass media. This unique book demonstrates how to interpret narratives while presenting the analysis in an accessible manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761903451
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/18/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

The Nature of Narrative
Theorists of Narrativity
Narrative Techniques and Authorial Devices
A Glossary of Terms Relating to Narrative Texts
Dreams
A Freudian Perspective
Fairy Tales
The Comics
The Macintosh '1984' Television Commercial
A Study in Television Narrativity
The Popular Culture Novel
Radio Narratives
A Case Study of the War of the Worlds Script
Film Narratives
Narratives and Everyday Life

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