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The Resource Narrative beginnings : theories and practices, edited by Brian Richardson

Narrative beginnings : theories and practices, edited by Brian Richardson

Label
Narrative beginnings : theories and practices
Title
Narrative beginnings
Title remainder
theories and practices
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brian Richardson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
George Eliot wrote that "man cannot do without the make-believe of a beginning." Beginnings, it turns out, can be quite unusual, complex, and deceptive. The first major volume to focus on this critical but neglected topic, this collection brings together theoretical studies and critical analyses of beginnings in a wide range of narrative works spanning several centuries and genres. The international and interdisciplinary scope of these essays, representing every major theoretical perspective--including feminist, cognitive, postcolonial, postmodern, rhetorical, ethnic, narratological, and hypert
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
808
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PR149.N27
LC item number
N38 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Richardson, Brian
Series statement
Frontiers of narrative
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • English literature
  • Literature
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English literature
  • Literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
Label
Narrative beginnings : theories and practices, edited by Brian Richardson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: Origins, Paratexts, and Prototypes; 1. To Begin with the Beginning; 2. Before the Beginning; 3. Stories, Wars, and Emotions; 4. September 1939; Part Two: Beginnings in Narrative Literature; 5. "The More I Write, the More I Shall Have to Write"; 6. Virginia Woolf and Beginning's Ragged Edge; 7. A Theory of Narrative Beginnings and the Beginnings of "The Dead" and Molloy; 8. Heartbreak Tango; 9. Lost Beginnings in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
Control code
311593510
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611958480
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611958480
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 195848
  • 22573/ctt1dgkzz7
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311593510
Label
Narrative beginnings : theories and practices, edited by Brian Richardson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-265) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title page; Copyright page; Table of Contents; Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: Origins, Paratexts, and Prototypes; 1. To Begin with the Beginning; 2. Before the Beginning; 3. Stories, Wars, and Emotions; 4. September 1939; Part Two: Beginnings in Narrative Literature; 5. "The More I Write, the More I Shall Have to Write"; 6. Virginia Woolf and Beginning's Ragged Edge; 7. A Theory of Narrative Beginnings and the Beginnings of "The Dead" and Molloy; 8. Heartbreak Tango; 9. Lost Beginnings in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
Control code
311593510
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611958480
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611958480
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 195848
  • 22573/ctt1dgkzz7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311593510

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