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Teaching Narrative Theory

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ISBN-10: 1603290818

ISBN-13: 9781603290814

Edition: 2010

Authors: David Herman, James Phelan, Brian McHale

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The last two decades have seen a burst of renewed interest in narrative theory across many academic disciplines as scholars analyze the power of storytelling in print and other media. Teaching Narrative Theory provides a comprehensive resource for instructors who aim to help students identify and understand the distinctive features of narrativity in a text or discourse and make use of the terms and concepts of the field. This volume in the Options for Teaching series is organized to assist teachers at different levels of instruction and in different disciplinary settings. In twenty-one essays, the contributors discuss narrative theory's various teaching contexts (e.g., classes on…    
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List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Modern Language Association of America
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
The Undergraduate Literature Classroomp. 19
The Undergraduate Theory Coursep. 33
The Graduate Classroomp. 46
Across the Curriculum: Rhetoric and Compositionp. 61
Across the Curriculum: Creative Writingp. 70
Across the Curriculum: Folklore and Ethnographyp. 79
Across the Curriculum: History/Historiographyp. 89
Across the Curriculum: Image-Text Studiesp. 98
Story, Plot, and Narrative Progressionp. 109
Time, Space, and Narrative Worldsp. 123
Voice; or, Authors, Narrators, and Audiencesp. 137
Perspectivep. 151
Character and Characterizationp. 165
Genres and Media
Popular Genresp. 181
Filmp. 195
Visual Culturep. 208
Digital Mediap. 221
Genderp. 237
Ethnicityp. 252
Ethicsp. 266
Ideology and Critiquep. 281
Glossaryp. 295
Notes on Contributorsp. 317
Indexp. 321
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