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    Teaching Narrative Theory (Modern Language Association of America Options for Teaching) (Paperback) Edited by David Herman, Edited by Professor Brian McHale, Edited by University James Phelan

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    DescriptionThe 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 literature, creative writing, and folklore and ethnography); key concepts and terms (e.g., story and plot, time and space, voice, perspective); applications beyond printed texts (e.g., film and digital media); and impact on other areas of theory (e.g., gender and ethnic studies). A glossary provides a guide to the challenging technical terminology characteristic of the field, and the volume as a whole emphasizes the importance of understanding and implementing technical terms in learning narrative theory.


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    Title
    Teaching Narrative Theory
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by David Herman, Edited by Professor Brian McHale, Edited by University James Phelan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 332
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781603290814
    ISBN 10: 1603290818
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    BIC subject category V2: CF
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
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    BISAC V2.8: LAN020000
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    BISAC V2.8: LIT006000
    DC22: 808/.0711
    LC classification: PN212 .T38 2010
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 808.0711
    DC21: 808.0711
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/STUDAS
    Thema V1.0: CF, DSA
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Modern Language Association of America
    Imprint name
    Modern Language Association of America
    Publication date
    15 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Simply one of the most coherent and engaging academic books I've read in a good while." --Garrett Stewart, University of Iowa