The Return of the Storyteller in Contemporary Fiction

The Return of the Storyteller in Contemporary Fiction

by Areti Dragas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474275675
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/25/2016
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Areti Dragas works as a teaching fellow and associate tutor at Durham University and has worked as visiting lecturer at the University of Sunderland, UK.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements \ Introduction \1. The Story of the Storyteller \ 2. Reading and Writing the Storyteller \ 3. The Birth of the Storyteller: Jim Crace's The Gift of Stones \ 4. Storyteller as Outcast: Mario Vargas Llosa's The Storyteller \ 5. The Oral Storyteller: Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children, The Satanic Verses and Haroun and the Sea of Stories \ 6. Postmodern Story/reteller: John Barth's The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor \ 7. Storyteller-ess: A. S. Byatt's "The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye"\ 8. Storyteller as Author: J. M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello and Slow Man \ Bibliography \ Index

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