The past several decades have seen an explosion of interest in narrative, with this multifaceted object of inquiry becoming a central concern in a wide range of disciplinary fields and research contexts. As accounts of what happened to particular people in particular circumstances and with specific consequences, stories have come to be viewed as a basic human strategy for coming to terms with time, process, and change. However, the very predominance of narrative as a focus of interest across multiple disciplines makes it imperative for scholars, teachers, and students to have access to a comprehensive reference resource.NARRATIVE. SITUATION. One of the three narrative situations proposed by Franz Stanzel: a third person narrativetoldbyan ... Whilein awider sense all fictional writing is autobiographical, autobiography as a *genre may be defined as aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Routledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory|
|Author||:||David Herman, Manfred Jahn, Marie-Laure Ryan|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2010-06-10|