University of Chicago Press, 1981 Paper: 978-0-226-53217-2
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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY W. J. T. Mitchell is the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, the Department of Art History, and the College at the University of Chicago. He is also coeditor of the journal Critical Inquiry.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Value of Narrativity in the Representation of Reality
Narration in the Psychoanalytic Dialogue
The Law of Genre
Secrets and Narrative Sequence
Twisted Tales; or, Story, Study, and Symphony
What Novels Can Do That Films Can't (and Vice Versa)
Social Dramas and Stories about Them
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night; or, Why Are We Huddling about the Campfire?
AFTERTHOUGHTS ON NARRATIVE
On the How, What, and Why of Narrative
Language, Narrative, and Anti-Narrative
Narrative Versions, Narrative Theories
Everyman His or Her Own Annalist
“The Otherwise Unnoteworthy Year 711”: A Reply to Hayden White
The Narrativization of Real Events
The Telling and the Told
Reply to Barbara Herrnstein Smith
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