Introduction to the Levels of Structural Analysis of the Narrative Text (Narrative Theory, 0)

19 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2015 Last revised: 18 Nov 2015

Date Written: 1990

Abstract

'Narrative Theory' is an online introduction to classical structuralist narratological analysis. This preliminary section provides an introduction to the notion of level of analysis in narrative, and examines a number of theories bearing on the structure of the fabula (Aristotle, Tomashevsky, Bal) and of the story (Genette), with attention to the dimensions of time, distance, perspective, and to the discursive agency of the narrator.

Keywords: Narrative, Narratology, Narrative analysis, Structuralism, Discourse analysis, Literary theory, Narrative fiction

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Introduction to the Levels of Structural Analysis of the Narrative Text (Narrative Theory, 0) (1990). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2688570 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2688570

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

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Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

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