Narrative Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Narratology
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BeschreibungAlthough the body has recently emerged throughout the humanities and social sciences as an object revealing the power and limits of representation, the study of narrative has almost entirely ignored human corporeality. As this book shows, attention to the body raises uncomfortable questions about the historicity of basic narrative concepts like character, plot, and narration - questions that critics would often prefer to ignore. Daniel Punday argues that narrative itself is a concept constructed by modern-day critics based on assumptions about identity, desire, movement and place that depend on modern ways of thinking about corporeality.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction: Narrative's Lost Body Conceiving Modern Narrative Sorted and General Character Bodies Plot and the Unruly Body The Body and Kinetic Space Embodiment and Lightness in Narration Conclusion: Redefining Narrative
PortraitDANIEL PUNDAY is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University Calumet, and is the author of Narrative after Deconstruction.
Untertitel: Toward a Corporeal Narratology. 2003. Auflage. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2003
Seitenanzahl: 234 Seiten