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The Narrative, Its Components and Its ‘Novelisation’

Marlé Hammond

in The Tale of al-Barrāq Son of Rawḥān and Laylā the Chaste: A bilingual edition and study

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266687
eISBN:
9780191905407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266687.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter represents a narratological breakdown of the tale. Drawing on the theory of Seymour Chatman, Mikhail Bakhtin and Georg Lukács, I discuss the tale and its relationship to the ʿUdhrī love ... More


A Brief Overview: Narrator-based Reading

Grant Hardy

in Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199731701
eISBN:
9780199777167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731701.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, World Religions

This chapter presents ten relatively uncontroversial generalizations about the Book of Mormon's language, style, organization, and religious claims. It then discusses the often overlooked role of the ... More


Le Grand Imagier Steps Out: On the Primitive Basis of Film Narration

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This is the chapter that introduces the rather idiosyncratic positive views about our epistemic relations to fiction film that are defended in this book. First, in agreement with Kendall Walton and ... More


Elusive Narrators in Literature

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

If movies have narrators at all, then characteristically they will be rather radically effaced. A number of important critics (Noël Carroll, Berys Gaut, Andrew Kania) have written skeptically about ... More


Theoretical Constructs and Models in Information-Seeking Behavior

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter discusses various theoretical constructs, such as laws, models, and conceptual frameworks, in information-seeking behavior. It first looks at theories in library and information science ... More


Poststructuralism

Genevieve Liveley

in Narratology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199687701
eISBN:
9780191841842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687701.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the willingness of the poststructuralist narratologists (particularly Chatman, Lanser, Brooks, and de Lauretis) to look beyond the confines of twentieth-century linguistics ... More


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