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Narrative in Culture

Ed. by Erll, Astrid / Sommer, Roy

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    Publication Date:
    July 2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-065437-0
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    The collection showcases new research in the field of cultural and historical narratology. Starting from the premise of the ‘semantisation of narrative forms’ (A. Nünning), it explores the cultural situatedness and historical transformations of narrative, with contributors developing new perspectives on key concepts of cultural and historical narratology, such as unreliable narration and multiperspectivity. The volume introduces original approaches to the study of narrative in culture, highlighting its pivotal role for attention, memory, and resilience studies, and for the imagination of crises, the Anthropocene, and the Post-Apocalypse. Addressing both fictional and non-fictional narratives, individual essays analyze the narrative-making and unmaking of Europe, Brexit, and the Postcolonial. Finally, the collection features new research on narrative in media culture, looking at the narrative logic of graphic novels, picture books, and newsmedia.

    Details

    vi, 323 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Cultural narratology; historical narratology; study of culture

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    Astrid Erll, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany; Roy Sommer, Wuppertal University, Germany.

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