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Story and discourse

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Synthesising the work of continental critics such as Genette, Todorov and barthes, and that of critics in the Anglo_american tradition, such as Lubbock and Booth, Seymour Chatman provides a comprehensive approach to a general theory of narrative, in both verbal and visual media. In 'Story and Discourse,' he analyzes what narrative is in itself. "For the specialist in the study of narrative structure, this is a solid and very perceptive exploration of the issues salient to the telling of a story-whatever the medium. Chatman, whose approach here is at once dualist and structuralist, divides his subject into the 'what' of the narrative (Story) and the 'way' (Discourse). . . Chatman's command of his material is impressive."-Library Journal

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Author(s):
Seymour chatman
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 14 cm
Edition:
1980
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
277
Publisher:
Cornell
Title:
Story and discourse

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Synthesising the work of continental critics such as Genette, Todorov and barthes, and that of critics in the Anglo_american tradition, such as Lubbock and Booth, Seymour Chatman provides a comprehensive approach to a general theory of narrative, in both verbal and visual media. In 'Story and Discourse,' he analyzes what narrative is in itself. "For the specialist in the study of narrative structure, this is a solid and very perceptive exploration of the issues salient to the telling of a story-whatever the medium. Chatman, whose approach here is at once dualist and structuralist, divides his subject into the 'what' of the narrative (Story) and the 'way' (Discourse). . . Chatman's command of his material is impressive."-Library Journal

Listed by a volunteer.

Author(s):
Seymour chatman
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 14 cm
Edition:
1980
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
277
Publisher:
Cornell
Title:
Story and discourse

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