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Narrative Fiction: Contemporary Poetics


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A synthesis of contemporary approaches to narrative fiction, considering in particular Anglo-American new criticism, Russian formalism, French structuralism, the Tel-Aviv School of Poetics and the phenomenology of reading. Organized around issues involved -- events, time focalization, characterization, narration, the text and its reading - rather than the individual theorists or approaches. The author suggests how individual narratives can be studied against the background of a general system governs all fictional ...

Narrative Fiction: Contemporary Poetics 1983, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415042949

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Narrative Fiction: Contemporary Poetics 1983, Methuen Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780416742305

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