Jump to navigation Jump to search Gerald J. Prince born November 7, in Alexandria, Egypt is an American academic and literary theoretician. He is Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Pennsylvania ,  where he is also affiliated with department of Linguistics and the Program in Comparative Literature, and with the Annenberg School for Communication. Prince received his Ph. He is a leading scholar of narrative poetics, and has helped to shape the discipline of narratology , developing key concepts such as the narratee, narrativity, the disnarrated, and narrative grammar.
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Read preview Synopsis 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.
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. 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.
Excerpt Much has happened in narratology since the original publication of this dictionary, and for this new edition, a number of revisions have been made to take into account changes in the discipline.
I have added some terms that now enjoy wide currency e. Those terms that seem close to obsolescence help to provide through their continued presence a sense of the history of narratology and its development.
I have also modified several entries including narratology itself. Last but not least, I have substantially expanded the bibliography. Full access to this book and over 94, more Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles Access to powerful writing and research tools Book details.
A Dictionary of Narratology
Mujas References to this book Narrative: Brixton rated it really liked it Oct 02, So it is hardly surprising that studies of the art narratologyy narrative abound. Marcel Du Plessis rated it liked it Jun 10, History, literature, religion, myth, film, psychology, theory, and daily conversation all rely heavily upon narrative. All entries are keyed to articles or books in which the terms originate or are exemplified. Refresh and try again. In A Dictionary of NarratologyGerald Prince provides quick and reliable access to terms and concepts that are defined, illustrated, and cross-referenced.
Gerald J. Prince
Dictionary Of Narratology