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A journal focusing on literature and literary topics for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 3, Fall

Limits of the Narrator's Knowledge in Fielding's Joseph Andrews: A Contribution to a Theory of Negated Knowledge in Fiction
In the subchapter titled "Privilege" of his Rhetoric of Fiction Wayne Booth draws our attention to a "curious ambiguity in the term Omniscience"' resulting from the apparent incompatibility of two familiar basic observations (161). Although, in principle,...
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Narrative as Virtual Reality: Immersion and Interactivity in Literature and Electronic Media
Marie-Laure Ryan. Narrative as Virtual Reality: Immersion and Interactivity in Literature and Electronic Media. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. xiii + 399. $23.95 paper.Narrative as Virtual Reality offers the reader an impressive and...
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What Is Narratology? Questions and Answers regarding the Status of a Theory
What Is Narratology? Questions and Answers regarding the Status of a Theory. Ed. Tom Kindt and Hans-Harald Miiller. Narratalogia, 1. Berlin and New York: De Gruyter, 2003. vii + 368 pp. $137.20 cloth.De Gruyter's Narratologia series is subtitled "Contributions...
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Where Historiographic Metafiction and Narratology Meet: Towards an Applied Cultural Narratology
1. Whither Narratology?The histories and respective achievements of structuralist narratology and German contributions to narrative theory (Erzähltheorie) have recently become the subject of a controversy. While David Darby's article "Form and Content:...
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