The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

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Cambridge University Press, 4 mar 2002 - 218 pagine
This study is designed to help readers understand what narrative is, how it is constructed, how it acts upon us, how we act upon it, how it is transmitted, and how it changes when the medium or the cultural context change. Porter Abbott emphasizes that narrative is found not only in the arts but everywhere in the ordinary course of people's lives. An indispensable tool for students and teachers alike, this book will guide readers through the fundamental aspects of narrative.

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It's a good introductory book for critical theory. It's got a lot of good vocabulary and basic concepts; however, if you've read a fair bit of theory, then it's probably too basic for you. It's ... Leggi recensione completa

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H. Porter Abbott is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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