Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative / Edition 1

Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative / Edition 1

by Peter Brooks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674748921

ISBN-13: 9780674748927

Pub. Date: 03/28/1992

Publisher: Harvard

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674748927
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface

1. Reading for the Plot

2. Narrative Desire

3. The Novel and the Guillotine, or Fathers and Sons in Le Rouge et le noir

4. Freud's Masterplot: A Model for Narrative

5. Repetition, Repression, and Return: The Plotting of Great Expectations

6. The Mark of the Beast: Prostitution, Serialization, and Narrative

7. Retrospective Lust, or Flaubert's Perversities

8. Narrative Transaction and Transference

9. An Unreadable Report: Conrad's Heart of Darkness

10. Fictions of the Wolf Man: Freud and Narrative Understanding

11. Incredulous Narration: Absalom, Absalom!

In Conclusion: Endgames and the Study of Plot

Notes

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