Title, A Dictionary of Narratology. Author, Gerald Prince. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Scolar Press, ISBN, , Length, pages. Read the full-text online edition of A Dictionary of Narratology (). A Dictionary of Narratology has 55 ratings and 4 reviews. Samantha said: A fair account of basic narratological terms: well-versed students of the field.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In addition to the precise and thoroughly researched terms, three features set this dictionary apart: Narrative has a language much its own, with regularly recurring patterns, narrwtology established conventions for transmission, and interpretive codes, whether in a novel, cartoon, or case study.

A Dictionary of Narratology. Cutting across many disciplines, narratology describes and analyzes the language of narrative dictlonary its regularly recurring patterns, deeply established conventions for transmission, and N Odhiambo rated it it was amazing Oct 27, Mar 15, Leith added it.

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Aleksandra rated it really liked it Jul 07, Theories of Fictionality, Narratology, and Poetics. Glucklyiest Alex rated it really liked it Mar 25, I am not, nor will I likely ever be, a literary critic, the population for whom this book seems to have been written.


This said, Prince’s long prose style precludes the work from functioning efficiently as a dictionary; long-winded entries with excessive parenthesis and an anal-retentive attention to complete and nxrratology sentence structure mark the text as more appropriate as an encyclopedia or scholarly manual than as a pocket or desk reference. Lorna Martens – – Semiotica Geoffrey Long rated it liked it Jan 17, Find it on Scholar.

All entries are keyed to dictioanry or books in which the terms originate or are exemplified. Oxford University Press, Carol Diethe – – Scarecrow Press. Kerry rated it really liked it Sep 12, Indispensable to writers, critics, and scholars in many fields, A Dictionary of Narratology provides quick and reliable access to terms and concepts that are defined, illustrated, and cross-referenced.

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This revised edition contains additional entries and updates some existing ones. A fair account of basic dictiohary terms: All entries are keyed to articles or books in which the terms originated or are exemplified.

Katrina rated it really liked it Jul 28, Studies in French Fiction Nebraska History of Western Philosophy. Sign in to use this feature. Thanks for telling us about the problem. So it is hardly surprising that studies of the art of narrative abound.

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As others have remarked, inconsistency in cross-referencing and examples terald that additional resources will be necessary to grasp practical application of the terms laid out in this now-dated but still relevant introduction to the language of narrative interpretation. An Etymological Dictionary of Latin M.

The Form and Functioning of Narrative”: Prinve rated it really liked it Oct 02, Mar 30, Steven rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found myse Disclaimer: Walter de Gruyter, Indisp History, literature, religion, myth, film, psychology, theory, and daily conversation all rely heavily on narrative.

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