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Narrative and Space : Across Short Story Landscapes and Regional Places (Paperback) (Alda Correia)

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These eight texts deal with different perspectives on the relation between the regional short story, modernism and space. Seven of them concentrate on short prose (the short story and chronicle) and one deals with the novel. Four of them consider canonical pre-modernist and modernist Anglo-American authors and the other four Portuguese rustic and modernist short story writers. Their common point of departure is the notion that the representation of the world cannot be separated from its spatial context, and the effort to understand how space and landscape influenced the structure of narratives and were represented in some of them, mainly in short fiction. They draw attention to the importance of the underestimated regionalist short prose narratives, essentially from a comparative literary perspective, but also considering certain aspects of their social and cultural connections and dissonances.

Number of Pages: 215.0
Genre: Literary Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Author: Alda Correia
Language: English
Street Date: April 3, 2017
TCIN: 52749260
UPC: 9783034327985
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-1421

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