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    DescriptionHayden White is celebrated as one of the great minds in the humanities. Since the publication of his groundbreaking monograph, Metahistory, in 1973, White's work has been crucial to disciplines where narrative is of primary concern, including history, literary studies, anthropology, philosophy, art history, and film and media studies. This volume, deftly introduced by Robert Doran, gathers in one place White's important-and often hard-to-find-essays exploring his revolutionary theories of historical writing and narrative. These texts find White at his most essayistic, engaging a wide range of topics and thinkers with characteristic insight and elegance. The Fiction of Narrative traces the arc and evolution of White's field-defining thought and will become standard reading for students and scholars of historiography, the theory of history, and literary studies.


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    Title
    The Fiction of Narrative
    Subtitle
    Essays on History, Literature, and Theory, 1957-2007
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hayden V. White, Edited by Robert Doran
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 424
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801894800
    ISBN 10: 0801894808
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Approval Code: A23506000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS016000, LCO010000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LIT006000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 809.93358
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 809.923
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PN511 .W58 2010
    Thema V1.0: DSBH, DSA
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    28 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Baltimore, MD
    Author Information
    Hayden White is a professor of comparative literature at Stanford University and a professor emeritus of the history of consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His books include Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe, Tropics of Discourse: Essays in Cultural Criticism, The Content of the Form: Narrative Discourse and Historical Representation, and Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect, all published by Johns Hopkins. Robert Doran is an assistant professor of French and comparative literature at the University of Rochester and editor of a collection of essays by Rene Girard, Mimesis and Theory: Essays on Literature and Criticism, 1953-2005.
    Review quote
    The book will interest scholars from an array of disciplines... Recommended. Choice