Our interest in narratology goes back to two team research projects financed by the University of Zaragoza in 1989 and 1990-1, and further developed in two wider research projects financed by the Spanish Ministry of Education (PS90-0117 and PS94-0057).
We are grateful to the authors and other copyright holders of the articles reprinted here for permission to reproduce copyright material, and to Stan Smith, who suggested the topic of this reader. We would also like to thank Celestino Deleyto for specialized advice on film studies, Beatriz Penas and Tim Cooper, who read the introduction, and the Longman copy-editor, who has been most helpful and efficient.
Susana Onega José Angel García Landa 1996
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