Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction

Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction

In this volume, Dan Shen systematically investigates how stylistic analysis is indispensable for uncovering this covert progression through rhetorical narrative criticism.

Author: Dan Shen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136202414

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 176

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In many fictional narratives, the progression of the plot exists in tension with a very different and powerful dynamic that runs, at a hidden and deeper level, throughout the text. In this volume, Dan Shen systematically investigates how stylistic analysis is indispensable for uncovering this covert progression through rhetorical narrative criticism. The book brings to light the covert progressions in works by the American writers Edgar Allan Poe, Stephan Crane and Kate Chopin and British writer Katherine Mansfield.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction

Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction

These six narratives span nearly a century from the 1840s to the 1920s and represent different period-styles: romanticism ... Part I Style and Covert Progressions in American Short Fiction 26 Style and Rhetoric ofShort Narrative Fiction.

Author: Dan Shen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136202421

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 176

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In many fictional narratives, the progression of the plot exists in tension with a very different and powerful dynamic that runs, at a hidden and deeper level, throughout the text. In this volume, Dan Shen systematically investigates how stylistic analysis is indispensable for uncovering this covert progression through rhetorical narrative criticism. The book brings to light the covert progressions in works by the American writers Edgar Allan Poe, Stephan Crane and Kate Chopin and British writer Katherine Mansfield.
Categories: Literary Criticism

18 详见 Dan Shen, Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction: Covert Progressions Behind Overt Plots (London: Routledge, 2016[2014]), pp. 50-69。 19 详见Shen, Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction, pp. 94-124。

Author: 申丹著

Publisher: BEIJING BOOK CO. INC.

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page:

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本书分为理论探讨和作品分析两篇,内容包括:隐性进程与以往深层或反讽意义之不同、隐性进程和情节发展的不同互动关系、双重进程被忽略的原因和挖掘方法、双重表意轨道与文体学模式的重构、双重进程与叙事学模式的重构等。
Categories: Literary Criticism

Unnatural Narrative across Borders

Unnatural Narrative across Borders

In Narrative: The Basics (2016), Browen Thomas observes that “While narrative theory largely started out as European ... In her recent work Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction: Covert Progressions behind Overt Plots (2014), ...

Author: Biwu Shang

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429859236

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 152

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This book actively engages with current discussion of narratology, and unnatural narrative theory in particular. Unsatisfied with the hegemony of European and Anglo-American narrative theory, it calls for a transnational and comparative turn in unnatural narrative theory, the purpose of which is to draw readers’ attention to those periphery and marginalized narratives produced in places other than England and America. It places equal weight on theoretical exploration and critical practice. The book, in addition to offering a detailed account of current scholarship of unnatural narratology, examines its core issues and critical debates as well as outlining a set of directions for its future development. To present a counterpart of Western unnatural narrative studies, this book specifically takes a close look at the experimental narratives in China and Iraq either synchronically or diachronically. In doing so, it aims, on the one hand, to show how the unnatural narratives are written and to be explained differently from those Western unnatural narrative works, and on the other hand, to use the particular cases to challenge the existing narratological framework so as to further enrich and supplement it. The book will be useful and inspiring to those scholars working in such broad fields as narrative theory, literary criticism, cultural studies, semiotics, media studies, and comparative literature and world literature studies.
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Companion to Literary Theory

A Companion to Literary Theory

Narrative Theory: Core Concepts and Critical Debates. ... The Vitality of Allegory: Figural Narrative in Modern and Contemporary Fiction. ... Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction: Covert Progressions behind Overt Plots.

Author: David H. Richter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118958735

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

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Introduces readers to the modes of literary and cultural study of the previous half century A Companion to Literary Theory is a collection of 36 original essays, all by noted scholars in their field, designed to introduce the modes and ideas of contemporary literary and cultural theory. Arranged by topic rather than chronology, in order to highlight the relationships between earlier and most recent theoretical developments, the book groups its chapters into seven convenient sections: I. Literary Form: Narrative and Poetry; II. The Task of Reading; III. Literary Locations and Cultural Studies; IV. The Politics of Literature; V. Identities; VI. Bodies and Their Minds; and VII. Scientific Inflections. Allotting proper space to all areas of theory most relevant today, this comprehensive volume features three dozen masterfully written chapters covering such subjects as: Anglo-American New Criticism; Chicago Formalism; Russian Formalism; Derrida and Deconstruction; Empathy/Affect Studies; Foucault and Poststructuralism; Marx and Marxist Literary Theory; Postcolonial Studies; Ethnic Studies; Gender Theory; Freudian Psychoanalytic Criticism; Cognitive Literary Theory; Evolutionary Literary Theory; Cybernetics and Posthumanism; and much more. Features 36 essays by noted scholars in the field Fills a growing need for companion books that can guide readers through the thicket of ideas, systems, and terminologies Presents important contemporary literary theory while examining those of the past The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Literary Theory will be welcomed by college and university students seeking an accessible and authoritative guide to the complex and often intimidating modes of literary and cultural study of the previous half century.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Similes Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

Similes  Puns and Counterfactuals in Literary Narrative

“Metaphor and Mind Style in Ken Kesey's One Flew over the Cuckoo Nest.” Style 30, no. 1 (1996): 143–167. Shen, Dan. Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction: Covert Progressions behind Overt Plots. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Author: Jennifer Riddle Harding

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317401933

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

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In this study, Jennifer Riddle Harding presents a cognitive analysis of three figures of speech that have readily identifiable forms: similes, puns, and counterfactuals. Harding argues that when deployed in literary narrative, these forms have narrative functions—such as the depiction of conscious experiences, allegorical meanings, and alternative plots—uniquely developed by these more visible figures of speech. Metaphors, by contrast, are often "invisible" in the formal structure of a text. With a solid cognitive grounding, Harding’s approach emphasizes the relationship between figurative forms and narrative effects. Harding demonstrates the literary functions of previously neglected figures of speech, and the potential for a unified approach to a topic that crosses cognitive disciplines. Her work has implications for the rhetorical approach to figures of speech, for cognitive disciplines, and for the studies of literature, rhetoric, and narrative.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Emerging Vectors of Narratology

Emerging Vectors of Narratology

Style 45 (1): 80–98. Shen, Dan. 2013. “Implied Author, Authorial Audience, and Context: Form and History in Neo-Aristotelian Rhetorical Theory.” Narrative 21 (2): 140–158. Shen, Dan. 2014. Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction: ...

Author: Per Krogh Hansen

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110554885

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 643

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Narratology has been flourishing in recent years thanks to investigations into a broad spectrum of narratives, at the same time diversifying its theoretical and disciplinary scope as it has sought to specify the status of narrative within both society and scientific research. The diverse endeavors engendered by this situation have brought narrative to the forefront of the social and human sciences and have generated new synergies in the research environment. Emerging Vectors of Narratology brings together 27 state-of-the-art contributions by an international panel of authors that provide insight into the wealth of new developments in the field. The book consists of two sections. "Contexts" includes articles that reframe and refine such topics as the implied author, narrative causation and transmedial forms of narrative; it also investigates various historical and cultural aspects of narrative from the narratological perspective. "Openings" expands on these and other questions by addressing the narrative turn, cognitive issues, narrative complexity and metatheoretical matters. The book is intended for narratologists as well as for readers in the social and human sciences for whom narrative has become a crucial matrix of inquiry.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Routledge Handbook of Literary Translation

The Routledge Handbook of Literary Translation

Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction: Covert Progressions behind Overt Plots. London: Routledge.This is the first book that applies stylistics to the analysis of covert progressions.

Author: Kelly Washbourne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315517117

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 586

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The Routledge Handbook of Literary Translation provides an accessible, diverse and extensive overview of literary translation today. This next-generation volume brings together principles, case studies, precepts, histories and process knowledge from practitioners in sixteen different countries. Divided into four parts, the book covers many of literary translation’s most pressing concerns today, from teaching, to theorising, to translation techniques, to new tools and resources. Featuring genre studies, in which graphic novels, crime fiction, and ethnopoetry have pride of place alongside classics and sacred texts, The Routledge Handbook of Literary Translation represents a vital resource for students and researchers of both translation studies and comparative literature.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Making Sense of Narrative Text

Making Sense of Narrative Text

Situation, Repetition, and Picturing in the Reading of Short Stories Michael Toolan ... 6 Ulysses and the Poetics of Cognition Patrick Colm Hogan 7 Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction Covert Progressions Behind Overt Plots Dan ...

Author: Michael Toolan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317224594

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 284

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This book takes the following question as its starting point: What are some of the crucial things the reader must do in order to make sense of a literary narrative? The book is a study of the texture of narrative fiction, using stylistics, corpus linguistic principles (especially Hoey’s work on lexical patterning), narratological ideas, and cognitive stylistic work by Werth, Emmott, and others. Michael Toolan explores the textual/grammatical nature of fictional narratives, critically re-examining foundational ideas about the role of lexical patterning in narrative texts, and also engages the cognitive or psychological processes at play in literary reading. The study grows out of the theoretical questions that stylistic analyses of extended fictional texts raise, concerning the nature of narrative comprehension and the reader’s experience in the course of reading narratives, and particularly concerning the role of language in that comprehension and experience. The ideas of situation, repetition and picturing are all central to the book’s argument about how readers process story, and Toolan also considers the ethical and emotional involvement of the reader, developing hypotheses about the text-linguistic characteristics of the most ethically and emotionally involving portions of the stories examined. This book makes an important contribution to the study of narrative text and is in dialogue with recent work in corpus stylistics, cognitive stylistics, and literary text and texture.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Stories Meaning and Experience

Stories  Meaning  and Experience

... Autobiographies Chantelle Warner 5W Analyzing Digital Fiction Edited by Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, and Hans Kristian Rustad 6W Ulysses and the Poetics of Cognition Patrick Colm Hogan 7W Style and Rhetoric of Short Narrative Fiction ...

Author: Yanna B. Popova

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134738526

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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This is a book about the human propensity to think about and experience the world through stories. ‘Why do we have stories?’, ‘How do stories create meaning for us?’, and ‘How is storytelling distinct from other forms of meaning-making?’ are some of the questions that this book seeks to answer. Although these and other related problems have preoccupied linguists, philosophers, sociologists, narratologists, and cognitive scientists for centuries, in Stories, Meaning, and Experience, Yanna Popova takes an original interdisciplinary approach, situating the study of stories within an enactive understanding of human cognition. Enactive approaches to consciousness and cognition foreground the role of interaction in explanations of social understanding, which includes the human practices of telling and reading stories. Such an understanding of narrative makes a decisive break with both text-centred approaches that have dominated structuralist and early cognitivist views of narrative meaning, as well as pragmatic ones that view narrative understanding as a form of linguistic implicature. The intersubjective experience that each narrative both affords and necessitates, the author argues, serves to highlight the active, yet cooperative and communal, nature of human sociality, expressed in the numerous forms of human interaction, of which storytelling is one.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines