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.