Story and Discourse
ISBN: 080149186X
EAN13: 9780801491863
Language: English
Pages: 288
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
For the specialist in the study of narrative structure, this is a solid and very perceptive exploration of the issues salient to the telling of a story--whatever the medium. Chatman, whose approach here is at once dualist and structuralist, divides his subject into the 'what' of the narrative (Story) and the 'way' (Discourse)... Chatman's command of his material is impressive.-- Library Journal
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film. 'For the specialist in the study of narrative structure, this is a solid and very perceptive exploration of the issues salient to the telling of a story-whatever the medium. Chatman, whose approach here is at once dualist and structuralist, divides his subject into the 'what' of the narrative (Story) and the 'way'(Discourse)... Chatman's command of his material is impressive.'