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A Dictionary of Narratology by Gerald Prince. History, literature, religion, myth, film, psychology, theory, and daily conversation all rely heavily on narrative.

Cutting across many disciplines, narratology describes and analyzes the language of narrative with its regularly recurring patterns, deeply established conventions for transmission, and interpretive codes, whether in novels, cartoons, or case studies.

Indisp History, literature, religion, myth, film, psychology, theory, and daily conversation all rely heavily on narrative. Indispensable to writers, critics, and scholars in many fields, A Dictionary of Narratology provides quick and reliable access to terms and off that are defined, illustrated, and cross-referenced.

All entries are keyed to articles or books in which the terms originated or are exemplified. This revised edition contains additional entries and updates some existing ones.

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Dec 22, Samantha rated it liked it Shelves: A fair account of basic narratological terms: 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 grammatical sentence structure mark the text as more appropriate a A fair account of basic narratological terms: This said, Prince’s long prose style precludes the work gerakd functioning efficiently as a dictionary; long-winded entries with excessive parenthesis and an anal-retentive attention to complete and grammatical sentence structure mark the text as more appropriate as an encyclopedia or scholarly manual than as a pocket or desk reference.

As others have remarked, inconsistency in cross-referencing and examples indicate 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. Mar geralld, Steven rated it it was amazing Shelves: Doubly so if you are interested in narrative theory because this dictionary of narratology terms is an essential reference.

In addition to the precise and thoroughly researched terms, three features set this dictionary apart: Aug 05, Jerome Lusa rated it liked it.

I am not, nor will I likely ever be, a literary critic, the population for whom this book seems to have been written. The book introduces many concepts under the umbrella of narratology – the study of narration in fiction.

Some are parts of arcane schemes of classification which I deftly skipped over and others are essential to the layering of narration withing a story indirect free discourse! Three stars because of the lack of clear examples for many of the entries. I found myse Disclaimer: I narratologgy myself going to Wikipedia to look up terms that I read in a dictionary – ouch! Mar 15, Leith added it. Geoffrey Long rated it liked it Jan 17, Isidora rated it really liked it Nov 20, Marcel Du Plessis rated it liked it Jun 10, Olivia rated it really liked it May 25, Cara rated it really liked it Jul 13, Linda rated it really liked it Jan 10, N Odhiambo rated it it was amazing Oct 27, Jim Henry rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Bookdragon Sean rated it liked it Feb 04, Abdulhakim rated it really liked it Feb 15, Katrina rated it really liked it Jul 28, Kerry rated it really liked greald Sep 12, Matt rated it really nartatology it Jan 08, Suzanne Lang rated it liked it May 31, gerld Brixton rated it really liked it Oct 02, Sean rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Rob Short rated it really liked it Sep 12, Glucklyiest Alex rated it really liked it Mar 25, Ggerald Neate rated it liked it Apr 06, William rated it really liked it Mar 31, Aleksandra rated it really liked it Jul 07, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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