antistory

antistory

(æntɪˈstɔːrɪ)
n, pl -ries
a story which does not conform to the established conventions of storytelling
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Similarly, we might associate Becketts "trilogy" with terms such as Chatman's "antinarrative" (a narrative contravening "narrative logic") or "antistory" (any narrative that "may be defined as an attack" on narrative conventions) (56-59), or Cohn's "non-narrative" (texts that reduce their mediating apparatus) (Distinction 97-100).
But we might say that the novel acts as what Chatman calls "one kind of modernist narrative," the antistory. As he states, "if the classical narrative is a network ...
GENE SMITH tp = eightsmen GENE SMITH td1 = meetings, seething, sheeting GENE SMITH ta1 = metheglins LAMAR tp = alarm, malar, ramal FIKE tp = kief LAMAR FIKE ta4 = craftsmanlike ESPOSITO tp = isotopes ESPOSITO ta1= opposites, snoopiest, spookiest FORTAS ta1 = factors, formats FORTAS ta2 = software, surfboat ALAN FORTAS ta4 = stagflationary BITSY MOTT ta5 = biosystematist RAY SITTON tp = antistory RED WEST tp = strewed, wrested RED WEST ta1 = iewdster, weirdest, wrestled