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On Story-Telling: Essays in Narratology

Sonoma, CA: Polebridge Press, 1991

back cover text:

In one absorbing, readable volume master narratologist Mieke Bal has collected and annotated essays that best illustrate her incisive approach to story-telling.

Part I consists of methodological reflections and background.

Part II contains her theory of narrative.

Part III puts narratology to work unmasking the meaning lurking in a wide variety of texts from the world’s great story-tellers.

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