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Computing Action: A Narratological Approach - Meister, Jan Christoph, and Ryan, Marie-Laure (Foreword by), and Matthews, Alastair (Translated by)
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"Computing Action" takes a new approach to the phenomenon of narrated action in literary texts. It begins with a survey of philosophical approaches to the concept of action, ranging from analytical to transcendental and finally constructivist definitions. This leads to the formulation of a new model of action, in which the core definitions developed in traditional structuralist narratology and Greimassian semiotics are reconceptualised in the light of constructivist theories. In the second part of the study, the combinatory ...

Computing Action: A Narratological Approach 2003, de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110176285