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Contemporary Narrative

Textual production, multimodality and multiliteracies

by Fiona J. Doloughan

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Published by Continuum International Pub. Group in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semiotics,
  • Literature,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Creative writing,
  • Technique,
  • Language and culture,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Contemporary Narrative introduces key issues and trends in contemporary narrative studies. Taking a case study approach, it traces key narrative developments in the context of a range of theoretical approaches, including multimodality, multilingualism and transliteracy. It offers students of contemporary narrative an overview of the way in which twenty-first century narratives are constructed and the extent to which their construction depends on a range of social, cultural, linguistic and technological factors as well as on individual creativity and expressivity. The book brings together insig.

    Edition Notes

    Description based on print version record.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3355
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (169 p.)
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27027032M
    ISBN 101441150994
    ISBN 109781441150998
    OCLC/WorldCa727649545

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