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Intermediality of Narrative Literature : Medialities Matter (Hardcover) (Ju00f8rgen Bruhn)
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This book argues that narrative literature very often, if not always, include significant amounts of what appears to be extra-literary material – in form and in content – and that we too often ignore this dimension of literature.
It offers an up to date overview and discussion of intermedial theory, and it facilitates a much-needed dialogue between the burgeoning field of intermedial studies on the one side and the already well-developed methods of literary analysis on the other. The book aims at working these two fields together into a productive working method. It makes evident, in a methodologically succinct way, the necessity of approaching literature with an intermedial terminology by way of a relatively simple but never the less productive three-step analytic method. In four in-depth case studies of Anglophone texts ranging from Nabokov, Chandler and Tobias Wolff to Jennifer Egan, it demonstrates that medialities matter.
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: American / General
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Ju00f8rgen Bruhn
Street Date: October 31, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-5389