Narrative Fiction

Narrative Fiction : An Introduction and Anthology

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This enlightening anthology chooses the genre framework to present its unique selection of works from different parts of the world. By broadening its scope beyond the traditional coverage of modern, Western short stories, this text focuses on all narrative fiction, including the tale, epic, myth, romance and narrative poetry.
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  • Hardback | 816 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 27.94mm | 884.5g
  • Heinle
  • Florence, KY, United States
  • English
  • 0155001558
  • 9780155001558

Table of contents

Preface. Part I. Introduction to Narrative Fiction: Analyzing Individual Narratives. Analyzing the Genres of Narrative Fiction. Part II. Myths: Myths of Creation. Myths of the Fall. Myths of Ressurection. Part III. The Epic: Genealogical Tables and Summaries of Events. Part IV. The Tale: Fable. Fairy Tales. Trickster Tales. Literary Tales. Part V. The Romance. Part VI. Narrative Poetry. Part VII. The Short Story. Part VIII. The Novel. Glossary of Terms. Indexes.
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