Story and Discourse

Story and Discourse

Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film

"For the specialist in the study of narrative structure, this is a solid and very perceptive exploration of the issues salient to the telling of a story—whatever the medium. Chatman, whose approach here is at once dualist and structuralist, divides his subject into the 'what' of the narrative (Story) and the 'way' (Discourse). . . Chatman's command of his material is impressive."—Library Journal




Also of interest

Performing Women
Female Characters, Male Playwrights, and the Modern Stage
Gay Gibson Cima

Subjects

Literature : Literary Theory and Criticism
Art : Performing Arts / Theater

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