Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film
Narrative and poetics - Is narrative a semiotic structure? - Narrative inference, selection, and coherence - A sketch of narrative structure - Sequence, contingency, causality - Kernels and satellites - Suspense and surprise - How time distinctions are manifested - Narrative macrostructure and the typology of plot - Story-space and discourse-space - Story-space in cinematic narrative - Story-existents : character - Todorov and barthes on character - Toward an open theory of character - Real author, implied author, narrator, real reader, implied reader, narratee - Narrators' and characters' speech acts - Soliloquy - Stream of consciousness = free association - Covert narrators - Limitation of authority in narrative transmission - Overt narration : set descriptions - Reports of what characters Did not think or say - Implicit commentary : ironic narrator and unreliable narrator - Commentary on the story : interpretation - Commentary on the story : generalization - Commentary on the discou ...
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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 - Farzaneh Doosti - Goodreads
Well, it was really helpful, giving insight to the problematic aspects of narratology, especially in the field of non-verbal or multi-phasic texts. The examples Chatman brings are tangible and from ... Read full review
Is Narrative a Semiotic Structure?
A Comic Strip Example
Kernels and Satellites
How Time Distinctions Are Manifested
Formalist and Structuralist Conceptions of Character
A Paradigm of Traits
Shifting Limited versus Omniscient Mental Access
COVERT VERSUS OVERT NARRATORS