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Aspect and Subordination in Plutarchan Narrative*

Timothy E. Duff

in Fame and Infamy: Essays on Characterization in Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199662326
eISBN:
9780191799174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662326.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter identifies and explores two characteristics of Plutarchan narrative by means of close analysis of syntax and verbal aspect. The first is the tendency for events in which the subject of a ... More


Natalya Baranskaya (1908– )

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Literature made up most of Natalya Baranskaya's life, but it was only later in her life when she discovered writing. This chapter discusses her unique stories and works, and how she was able to ... More


The Incomplete Biography in the Post–Civil Rights Era: Narrating Imagined Lives in Sigrid Nunez’s Fictions

Stephen Hong Sohn

in Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800070
eISBN:
9781479800551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800070.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Sigrid Nunez's For Rouenna and The Last of Her Kind, both of which complicate any clear link between the author's ethnoracial background and the novels' protagonists. In each ... More


Racial Asymmetries: Asian American Fictional Worlds

Stephen Hong Sohn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800070
eISBN:
9781479800551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800070.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Challenging the tidy links among authorial position, narrative perspective, and fictional content, this book argues that Asian American authors have never been limited to writing about Asian American ... More


Effects of Narrative Filters

Michael Nitsche

in Video Game Spaces: Image, Play, and Structure in 3D Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141017
eISBN:
9780262255110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141017.003.0087
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Both visualization and soundscapes point to the generation of a complex narrative perspective toward a narrated event created by the presentation. The narrative perspective emerges from the available ... More


Telling Stories: Evolving Narrative Identity in Toni Morrison’s Home

Jan Furman

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay links the structural dimension of Frank’s first-person perspective in Home to his evolving narrative identity. Borrowing from studies in psychology and human development, “Journey to ... More


Letters in the Novel and the Novel in Letters: Henry Mackenzie’s Julia de Roubigné and the Afterlife of the Epistolary Novel

Jeanne M. Britton

in Vicarious Narratives: A Literary History of Sympathy, 1750-1850

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198846697
eISBN:
9780191881701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846697.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter argues that Henry Mackenzie’s novel in letters Julia de Roubigné marks a transition from epistolary novels that are characterized by numerous correspondents who betray a desperate need ... More


Persuasion: Fellow Creatures

Pam Morris

in Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf and Worldly Realism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474419130
eISBN:
9781474419154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419130.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Persuasion overtly foregrounds the self as embodied: physical accidents and sickness are recurrent. Sir Walter Eliot’s belief in the time-defying bodily grace of nobility is subject to Austen’s ... More


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