narratology


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narratology

(ˌnærəˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the study of narrative and narrative structure
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Gorey's book, with the claim that poetry has remained a neglected genre in classical narratology, contributes to the extension of postclassical narratology which had long since moved beyond a generic focus on prose and begun to embrace diverse textual categories from cinematic narratives to painting.
Among their topics are enigmatic experimentiality in the films of Alfred Hitchcock, Dido's words: representing speech and consciousness in ancient and medieval narrative, historiographic discourse and narratology: a footnote to Monika Fludernik's work on factual narrative, how to stay healthy and foster well-being with narratives: where narratology and salutogenesis could meet, and the intermediate state between good and bad company: managing leisure in Francis Brooke's The Excursion.
While historical records are notoriously inaccurate as politically rigged discourse, studies of history outside the realm of narratology fail to address the real issues.
In narrative theory, the subfield of unnatural narratology has carved out a vocal and occasionally controversial space.
I find this to be an egregiously banal dead metaphor, but what is interesting is how the prevalence of this metaphor tells us much about the disciplinary aspirations of narratology itself.
Since 1987, when Irene de Jong published Narrators and Focalizers, classicists have become familiar with the taxonomies of structural narratology typologized by Genette and Bal.
Narratology has stridden a long way from Wallace Martin's judgment--"the theory of narrative has displaced the theory of the novel as a topic of central concern in literary study" (15) to Richardson's prediction--"it is very likely to become increasingly central to literary studies" ("Recent Concepts of Narrative and the Narratives of Narrative Theory" 174), and from Herman's observation--"an explosion of interest in narrative" ("Introduction" 4) to Alber's exclamation--"the unnatural is everywhere" ("Unnatural Narrative, Unnatural Narratology: Beyond Mimetic Models" 131).
Blood on the Tides: The Ozidi Saga and Oral Epic Narratology.
Kennedy's methodological framework is indebted to both classical and post-classical narratology (Genette, Bal, Ricoeur, Fludernik, among others) and provides a rich set of analytical categories that allow for grasping the distinctive modes of self-reflexivity at work in Keun's texts.
Accordingly, 1 would now like to turn to the field of narratology, where textual minutiae are precisely the focus, and where developments are currently afoot to begin to connect same with wider literary conversations.
Thinking back to the ancient history of my comp lit days, I am surprised to find that it was the program's dreaded narratology (1) seminar--whose reading packets were so heavy that I had to equip my bicycle with saddlebags to transport them-that left a mark on me.
Heldt first considers narratology within the film medium as a whole before applying a narrower focus on film music specifically--an approach he applies consistently in the text.