Narratology: An Introduction

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MIEKE BAL ( 1946) was a member of the Institute of Comparative Literature, University of Utrecht and teaches at present at the Department of Foreign Languages, Literature and Linguistics at the University of Rochester. Her books include Narratologie. Essais sur la signification narrative dans quatre romans modernes ( 1977); De theorie van vertellen en verhalen ( 1978), translated as Narratology: Introduction to the Theory of Narrative ( 1985); and Lethal Love: Feminist Literary Readings of Biblical Love Stories ( 1987). She has also edited Mensen van papier: over personages in de literatuur ( 1979) and coedited (with Inge E. Boer) The Point of Theory: Practices of Cultural Analysis ( 1994).
ROLAND BARTHES ( 1915-1980) graduated in Classics ( 1939) and Grammar and Philology ( 1943). He taught for a short period in Bucharest and worked at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique ( 1952-59) and was Chef de Travaux at the École Pratique des Hautes Études. From 1976 he held the first Chair of Semiology at the Collège de France. Some of his many influential books are Le Degré éero de l'écriture ( 1953), translated as Writing Degree Zero ( 1957); Mythologies ( 1957), translated as Mythologies ( 1972); Eléments de sémiologie ( 1964), translated as Elements of Semiology ( 1967); Essais critiques ( 1964), translated as Critical Essays ( 1972); S/Z ( 1970), translated as S/Z ( 1974); Le Plaisir du texte ( 1973), translated as The Pleasure of the Text ( 1975); Roland Barthes ( 1975), translated as Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes ( 1977); Fragments d'un discours amoureux ( 1977), translated as A Lover's Discourse: Fragments ( 1978); Image-Music-Text (ed. Stephen Heath, 1977).
WAYNE C. BOOTH ( 1921) was Dean of the College and George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor of English at the University of Chicago ( 1962-91). He won the Christian Gauss Award ( Phi Beta Kappa) in 1962 and the David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research ( National Council of Teachers of English) in 1966 for The Rhetoric of Fiction ( 1961; 2nd. ed. 1983). He is also the author of Now Don't Try to Reason with Me: Essays and Ironies for a Credulous Age ( 1970); Modern Dogma and the Rhetoric of Assent ( 1974); A Rhetoric of Irony ( 1974); Critical Understanding: The Powers and Limits of Pluralism ( 1979); and The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction. He has edited The Knowledge Most Worth Having ( 1967); and has been the coeditor of the journal Critical Inquiry from 1974.
EDWARD BRANIGAN ( 1945) is Professor and Chair of the Film Studies Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of Point of View in the Cinema: A Theory of Narration and Subjectivity in Classical Film ( 1984); and Narrative Comprehension and Film ( 1992), as well as general editor (with Charles Wolfe) of the American Film Institute Readers series.
CLAUDE BREMOND ( 1929) has been Chef de Travaux at the École Pratique des Hautes Études ( Paris). He has written Logique du récit ( 1973) and has coedited (with Jacques Berlioz and Cathérine Velay-Vallantin) Formes médiévales du conte merveilleux ( 1989);

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