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Narrative Theory, Literary Studies

This course offers a survey of modernnarrative theory. It providesan overview of the uses of narrative theory as well as a focused attention to key concepts. The concepts includenarrator, focalisation, characterization, plot, temporal dynamics, setting, perspective,fictionality, narrative desire, rhetorical approach to narratology, and cognitive approach to narratology. The course also includes different critical perspectives on narrativeby narratologists and philosophers. Learning fundamental tools of narratology, students will develop independent, critical, and theoretically informed ways of analysing narrative.

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