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Classical Plot and the Invention of Western Narrative

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ISBN-10: 0521771765

ISBN-13: 9780521771764

Edition: 2000

Authors: N. J. Lowe

List price: $87.99
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From Homer to Hollywood, the western storytelling tradition has canonised a set of narrative values characterised by tight economy and closure. This book traces the formation of that classic paradigm in the development of ancient storytelling.
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Book details

List price: $87.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 308
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.29" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.232

The Classical Plot
Approaches
A cognitive model
The narrative universe
The classical plot
Unclassical plots
The Classical Plots
Epic myth I: Iliad
Epic myth II: Odyssey
Dramatic myth: tragedy and satyr-play
Dramatic fiction: New Comedy
Epic fiction: the Greek novel
Conclusion
Glossary