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T.P. Wiseman

in Unwritten Rome

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898225
eISBN:
9781781385500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898225.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The different types of Roman drama are normally listed according to Varro's schematic categorisation, as quoted by the late grammarian Diomedes. But Varro's system is inconsistent with what Horace ... More


Parallel Lives: Poetics of the Postproduction Plot

Gary Bettinson

in The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139293
eISBN:
9789888313082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139293.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Wong Kar-wai’s narrative and narrational strategies occupy the center of analysis. The chapter situates Wong as a purveyor of complex storytelling, and locates his films’ ... More


The Destabilization of the Fabula

András Bálint Kovács

in Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950–1980

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226451633
eISBN:
9780226451664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451664.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

There is a wide consensus among filmmakers and theorists that one of the most important phenomena in the postwar period is the spread of stories fusing human acts, represented in narratives, with the ... More


Paradox and Paratext: Picturing Narrative Theory

David Wittenberg

in Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249961
eISBN:
9780823252503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249961.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 4 discusses the way in which time travel fictions manipulate the narratological pairing of fabula (underlying story material) and sjuzhet (reorganization of story material in plot). Focusing ... More


Disorderly Narratives: The Order of Narration

Akane Kawakami

in Patrick Modiano

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382745
eISBN:
9781786945235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382745.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the order in which events are related in Modiano’s novels; based on Genette’s narratological categories, the analysis shows how Modiano’s narratives are organized around an ... More


Focalization

J. F. de Jong Irene

in Narratology and Classics: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199688692
eISBN:
9780191808562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199688692.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines one central element of a narrative: focalisation. Focalisation refers to the viewing of the events of the fabula, a series of events that are either supposed to have taken place ... More


Time

J. F. de Jong Irene

in Narratology and Classics: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199688692
eISBN:
9780191808562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199688692.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines time, perhaps the most defining element of a narrative. A narrative deals with events caused or experienced by characters; these events take up time and they are connected to ... More


Russian formalism

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/9780199687701.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the reception of Aristotle’s Poetics by the Russian formalists (with case studies focusing on Shklovsky, Petrovsky, Tomashevsky, and Propp). It demonstrates that these Russian ... More


Introduction

Lorna Hutson

in Circumstantial Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199657100
eISBN:
9780191808692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657100.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter introduces circumstances as topics of argumentative proof. It challenges the common critical tendency to oppose the ‘medieval’ mimetic freedom of Shakespeare’s theatre to restrictive ... More


History in the Ylias and Alexandreis

Justin A. Haynes

in The Medieval Classic: Twelfth-Century Latin Epic and the Virgilian Commentary Tradition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190091361
eISBN:
9780190091392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091361.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the Alexandreis and Ylias reflect the way that Virgil was believed, in the twelfth century, to have constructed history and myth in the Aeneid. The key witnesses to the ... More


Myth in the Ylias and Alexandreis

Justin A. Haynes

in The Medieval Classic: Twelfth-Century Latin Epic and the Virgilian Commentary Tradition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190091361
eISBN:
9780190091392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091361.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Evidence drawn from Bernard Silvestris, Servius, and others shows that myth (fabula), specifically in the form of the divine apparatus, was believed to be an essential component of the Aeneid in the ... More


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