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Narrative of the Life of Frederick DouglassNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass
Former slave, impassioned abolitionist, brilliant writer, newspaper editor and eloquent orator whose speeches fired the abolitionist cause, Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) led an astounding life. Physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy plagued his early years, yet through sheer force of character he was able to overcome these obstacles to become a ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 1995-04-13 | ISBN-13: 9780486284996

The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)
H. Porter Abbott
What is narrative? How does it work and how does it shape our lives and the texts we read? H. Porter Abbott emphasizes that narrative is found not just in literature, film, and theater, but everywhere in the ordinary course of people's lives. This widely used introduction, now thoroughly revised, is informed throughout by recent developments in the ...
Number of pages: 268 | Publication Date: 2008-04-07 | ISBN-13: 9780521715157

Narrative TheoryNarrative Theory
by DAVID HERMAN, JAMES PHELAN, PETER J. RABINOWITZ, BRIAN RICHARDSON, ROBYN R. WARHOL
Narrative Theory: Core Concepts and Critical Debates addresses two frequently asked questions about narrative studies: “what is narrative theory?” and “how do different approaches to narrative relate to each other?” In engaging with these questions, the book demonstrates the diversity and vitality of the field and promotes a broader dialogu ...
Number of pages: 353 | Publication Date: 2012-04-13 | ISBN-13: 9780814251843

Maps of Narrative Practice (Norton Professional Books (Hardcover))Maps of Narrative Practice (Norton Professional Books (Hardcover))
Michael White
Michael White, one of the founders of narrative therapy, is back with his first major publication since the seminal Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends, which Norton published in 1990.Maps of Narrative Practice provides brand new practical and accessible accounts of the major areas of narrative practice that White has developed and taught over the ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2007-05-17 | ISBN-13: 9780393705164

Narrative DesignNarrative Design
Madison Smartt Bell
With clarity, verve, and the sure instincts of a good teacher, Madison Smartt Bell offers a roll-up-your-sleeves approach to writing in this much-needed book. Focusing on the big picture as well as the crucial details, Bell examines twelve stories by both established writers (including Peter Taylor, Mary Gaitskill, and Carolyn Chute) and his own fo ...
Number of pages: 392 | Publication Date: 2000-04-17 | ISBN-13: 9780393320213

Narrative TheoryNarrative Theory
Kent Puckett
Kent Puckett's Narrative Theory: A Critical Introduction provides an account of a methodology increasingly central to literary studies, film studies, history, psychology and beyond. In addition to introducing readers to some of the field's major figures and their ideas, Puckett situates critical and philosophical approaches towards narrative with ...
Number of pages: 360 | Publication Date: 2016-11-07 | ISBN-13: 9781107684744

Story and DiscourseStory and Discourse
Seymour Chatman
"For the specialist in the study of narrative structure, this is a solid and very perceptive exploration of the issues salient to the telling of a story―whatever the medium. Chatman, whose approach here is at once dualist and structuralist, divides his subject into the 'what' of the narrative (Story) and the 'way' (Discourse). . . Chatman's comma ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 1980-05-31 | ISBN-13: 9780801491863

Houston, We Have a NarrativeHouston, We Have a Narrative
Randy Olson
 Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you’ll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they’ll see dollar signs: moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockbusters require.   That’s a huge mistake, says Randy Olson: Hollywood has a lot to teach scie ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2015-09-16 | ISBN-13: 9780226270845

The Mission of GodThe Mission of God
Christopher J. H. Wright
Winner, 2007 Christianity Today Missions/Global Affairs Book Most Christians would agree that the Bible provides a basis for mission. But Christopher Wright boldly maintains that mission is bigger than that--there is in fact a missional basis for the Bible! The entire Bible is generated by and is all about God's mission. In order to understand th ...
Number of pages: 582 | Publication Date: 2006-11-23 | ISBN-13: 9780830825714

A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary RowlandsonA Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
Mary Rowlandson
Mary White Rowlandson was a colonial American woman who was captured during an attack by Native Americans during King Philip's War and held ransom for 11 weeks. After being released, she wrote A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, also known as The Sovereignty and Goodness of God. It is a work in the literary genre o ...
Number of pages: 76 | Publication Date: 2017-04-15 | ISBN-13: 9781545396513

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