Possible Worlds in Literary Theory

Possible Worlds in Literary Theory

by Ruth Ronen
     
 

The philosophical concept of 'possible worlds' used to explain theoretical problems of fictionality and narrativity.See more details below

Overview

The philosophical concept of 'possible worlds' used to explain theoretical problems of fictionality and narrativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521456487
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
Literature, Culture, Theory Series, #7
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Possible worlds, fictional worlds; 2. The possibility of fictional worlds; 3. The fictionality of fictional worlds; 4. Fictional entities, incomplete beings; 5. Fictional events and the intricacies of plot; 6. Focalization and fictional perspective; 7. Fictional time; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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