Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film
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.'
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
This seems to synthesize a lot of other peoples' work, particularly Todorov, Genette, Booth and Barthes. I can't actually remember the bits that Chatman puts forward in his own name, which I guess is ... Read full review
Review: Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and FilmUser Review - Amanda Webster - Goodreads
I had to read this for a master's level narratology course, and it nearly cracked my head open. Perhaps the most important thing I learned from reading this book is that I am not phd material. I'll ... Read full review
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