Expositional Modes and Temporal Ordering in Fiction

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Indiana University Press, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 338 pages
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.."". this is one of the few books on narrative worth reading and rereading, a study that will make -- or should make -- a difference in the way we read narrative."" -- Nineteenth Century Fiction

""This is a remarkable book: original, clear-sighted, and luminously focused on a subject that has never been explored nearly so systematically or intensively.""A -- Dorrit Cohn, Harvard University

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Contents

CHAPTER
1
CHAPTER
35
CHAPTER THREE
56
CHAPTER FOUR
90
CHAPTER FIVE
129
CHAPTER
159
CHAPTER SEVEN
183
EXPOSITIONAL MOTIVATION TEMPORAL
236
CHAPTER NINE
276
NOTES
307
INDEX
325
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MEIR STERNBERG is Professor of Poetics and Comparative Literature at Tel Aviv University and author of The Poetics of Biblical Narrative.

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