Narrative And Genre / Edition 1

Narrative And Genre / Edition 1

by Nick Lacey
ISBN-10:
0312230133
ISBN-13:
9780312230135
Pub. Date:
04/01/2000
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan

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Overview

Narrative And Genre / Edition 1

Narrative and Genre introduces students to two key concepts in Media Studies, complementing Image and Representation published in 1998. The book covers the major narrative theorists and is illustrated with numerous case studies including The X-Files, Wuthering Heights, Se7en, and newspaper reporting. A brief history of narrative in literature surveys text from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Paul Auster's postmodern Ghost. The section on genre offers exhaustive case studies on film noir and the "hard-boiled" detective novel, the TV cop genre, and soap opera.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312230135
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 04/01/2000
Edition description: REV
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Narrative Theory
• A History of Narrative
• Theory of Narrative 2
• Theory of Genre 1
• Theory of Genre 2
• Appendix 1
• Appendix 2: Popular Culture Genres

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