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Novel - An Introduction

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor Christoph Bode is Chair of Modern English Literature at the Ludwig-Maximilians- University of Munich. He has written 20 books and some 70 articles -- both in English and German -- on Narratology, Romanticism, and Critical Theory. Bode is also President of the German Society for English Romanticism and a Corresponding Fellow of the English Association. Klappentext This is an engaging introduction to the novel and narrative theory that will deepen readers' understanding and enhance their appreciation and enjoyment of this popular genre.* Provides readers with the critical tools to become expert narratologists and more insightful readers* Reflects on the rise of world literature, with examples drawn from Spanish, French, Italian, German, Scandinavian, and Russian novels for analysis or illustration, as well as works from English and American literature* Featured topics include the handling of space and time in the novel, narrative situations, literary symbols, and gendering Zusammenfassung By subjecting established critical models and recent developments in the field to an original critique! The Novel provides readers with a lucid introduction to narrative theory. It reveals how narratological analysis is not an end in itself! but serves to deepen our understanding and enhance our enjoyment of literary works. Inhaltsverzeichnis PrefaceTranslator's NoteAcknowledgments1. Beginnings: What Do You Expect?2. The Modern European Novel: Predecessors, Origins, Conventions, Sub-Genres3. The Object of Every Analysis: The How of the What (Discourse and Story)4. Time5. Characters6. Teutonic Rosette or Gallic Taxonomy? Identifying the Narrative Situation7. Multiperspectivity, Unreliability, and the Impossibility of Editing Out the Gender Aspect8. Now You See It, Now You Don't: Symbolism and Space9. The End of the Novel and the Future of an IllusionReferencesFurther ReadingIndex of Authors and Critics...

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Authors Bode, Christoph Bode
Publisher Wiley, John and Sons Ltd
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 21.01.2011
EAN 9781405194488
ISBN 978-1-4051-9448-8
No. of pages 312
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Linguistics and literary studies

Literaturwissenschaft, Roman, Literature, Romane, The Novel

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