Narratologies: New Perspectives in Narrative Analysis

Narratologies: New Perspectives in Narrative Analysis

by David Herman

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Narratologies: New Perspectives in Narrative Analysis by David Herman

Literature scholars explore some of the growing number of approaches to analyzing narrative in a dozen essays on classical problems and postclassical approaches, new technologies and emergent methodologies, beyond literary narrative, and narrative media and logics. Among their topics are theorizing authors and reading , cyberage narratology, narratives of indeterminacy, and guilty cravings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814208212
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Publication date: 07/28/1999
Series: THEORY INTERPRETATION NARRATIV
Edition description: 1
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction: Narratologies1
Part IClassical Problems, Postclassical Approaches
1.Not (Yet) Knowing: Epistemological Effects of Deferred and Suppressed Information in Narrative33
2.Is There a Life after Death? Theorizing Authors and Reading Jazz66
3.The Lessons of "Weymouth": Homodiegesis, Unreliability, Ethics, and The Remains of the Day88
Part IINew Technologies and Emergent Methodologies
4.Cyberage Narratology: Computers, Metaphor, and Narrative113
5.Of What Is Past, Is Passing, or to Come: Temporality, Aspectuality, Modality, and the Nature of Literary Narrative142
6."Speak, friend, and enter": Garden Paths, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognitive Narratology167
Part IIIBeyond Literary Narrative
7.Narratives of Indeterminacy: Breaking the Medical Body into Its Discourses; Breaking the Discursive Body out of Postmodernism197
8.Toward a Socionarratology: New Ways of Analyzing Natural-Language Narratives218
9.Fictional and Historical Narrative: Meeting the Postmodernist Challenge247
Part IVNarrative Media, Narrative Logics
10.Essential Narrative: Tempics and the Return of Process277
11.New Directions in Voice-Narrated Cinema315
12.Guilty Cravings: What Feminist Narratology Can Do for Cultural Studies340
Works Cited357
Contributors383
Index387

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