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Producing Narrative

Ann Moss

in Renaissance Truth and the Latin Language Turn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249879
eISBN:
9780191697838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249879.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the theory of the humanists which was about narrative fiction, which was every bit as much a product of their Latin and its cultural framework as was their mode of ... More


Middlebrow Fiction and the Making of Modern Orthodoxy

in Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761222
eISBN:
9780804774239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761222.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the roles that narrative fiction—primarily orthodox novels and novellas of contemporary Jewish life—played in creating and sustaining a vision of orthodoxy as wedded to German ... More


Narrating, telling, and speaking

Gerd Bayer

in Novel Horizons: The Genre Making of Restoration Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991234
eISBN:
9781526115249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991234.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Turning from paratextual poetics to actual prose fictions, this chapter discusses how English Restoration writers experimented with narrative form. It shows that various elements of what, in the ... More


Types, Distribution, and Lexico-Grammatical Realization of Discourse Presentation Categories and Their Functional Implications

Beatrix Busse

in Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative Fiction: A Corpus-Assisted Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190212360
eISBN:
9780190212384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212360.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

The fourth chapter presents the quantitative findings for the categories of speech, writing, and thought presentation in the corpus of 19th-century narrative fiction and compares their statistical ... More


Tense Times

Mark Currie

in About Time: Narrative, Fiction and the Philosophy of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624249
eISBN:
9780748652037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624249.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates the potential impact of tense philosophy on narratology and asks the question of whether it is possible to infer a metaphysics of time from the linguistic form of narrative. ... More


Ian McEwan

Dominic Head

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this survey, Ian McEwan emerges as one of those rare writers whose works have received both popular and critical acclaim. His novels grace the bestseller lists, and he is well regarded by critics, ... More


Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative Fiction: A Corpus-Assisted Approach

Beatrix Busse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190212360
eISBN:
9780190212384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212360.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

The present study investigates speech, writing, and thought presentation in a corpus of 19th-century narrative fiction including, for instance, the novels Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, ... More


Methodology

Beatrix Busse

in Speech, Writing, and Thought Presentation in 19th-Century Narrative Fiction: A Corpus-Assisted Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190212360
eISBN:
9780190212384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212360.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

The third chapter focuses on the methodological steps followed in the building of the electronic corpus of 19th-century narrative fiction used for the analysis as well as in the annotation and ... More


On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Hoyt Long

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The history of literary and artistic production in modern Japan has typically centered on the literature and art of Tokyo, yet cultural activity in the country's regional cities and rural towns was ... More


The past as revenant: trauma and haunting in Pat Barker's Another World

Anne Whitehead

in Trauma Fiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618576
eISBN:
9780748651726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618576.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the implications of Cathy Caruth's conceptualisation of trauma for narrative fiction and looks at Pat Barker's Another World, the sequel to the Regeneration trilogy. In the ... More


Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Rei Magosaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Tricksters and Cosmopolitans is the first sustained exploration into the history of cross-cultural collaborations between Asian American writers and their non-Asian American editors and publishers. ... More


Empirical Evidence for a Narrative Concept of Self

John Bickle

in Narrative and Consciousness: Literature, Psychology and the Brain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195140057
eISBN:
9780199847402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140057.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Supposedly, the sense of self refers to the person that we associate with much value. In line with this, the “narrative structure” is purportedly treated as more than just a metaphor, as Owen ... More


Authorial Second Lives: Machaut, Chaucer, and Philip Roth

R. Barton Palmer

in Machaut's Legacy: The Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Later Middle Ages and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813062419
eISBN:
9780813053080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062419.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that the formal structure of the dit, as perfected by Guillaume de Machaut, was a decisive influence on the poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer, who likewise deploys a first-person, ... More


Machaut's Legacy: The Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Later Middle Ages and Beyond

R. Barton Palmer and Burt Kimmelman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813062419
eISBN:
9780813053080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Machaut’s Legacy focuses on the influence, in both specific and broad senses, of Guillaume de Machaut’s Judgment Series on his contemporaries, especially English and French, and on the development of ... More


Convention and Displacement: Narrator, Narratee, and Virtual Reader in Science Fiction

Danièle Chatelain and George Slusser

in Speaking Science Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238348
eISBN:
9781781380741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238348.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how a science fiction (SF) narrative functions as narrative: how, for instance, the techniques used by SF writers to describe alien worlds are part of the range of ‘travel’ ... More


Moses, Monster of the Mountain: Gendered Violence in Zora Neale Hurston’s Gothic

Erica R. Edwards

in Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675456
eISBN:
9781452947488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675456.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses Zora Neale Hurston’s novel Moses, Man of the Mountain as an example of African American narrative fiction which uses an arching of contestation that restages the charismatic ... More


The Case of Literature: Forensic Narratives from Goethe to Kafka

Arne Höcker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749353
eISBN:
9781501749384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749353.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book offers a radical reassessment of the modern European literary canon. The book's reinterpretations of Goethe, Schiller, Büchner, Döblin, Musil, and Kafka show how literary and scientific ... More


The Difference of Fiction

Brian Richardson

in Life and Narrative: The Risks and Responsibilities of Storying Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190256654
eISBN:
9780190658281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256654.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter compares two texts based on the events of September 11, 2001: Deborah Eisenberg’s short story, “Twilight of the Superheroes,” and an interview with Christina Pan, who actually ... More


Finding Value in Locality

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the value of Miyazawa Kenji's locality in his narrative fiction. It analyzes the story of how locality emerged as a vigorous site of contest and compromise in the interwar ... More


The Novel Sequence

Nick Bentley

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the novel sequence. The novel sequence has been an important part of British and Irish literary output in the period since 1940, with examples in all the major genres and modes ... More


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