Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative

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Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative

Format:  Paperback,

392 pages

Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr

Publish Date: Mar 1992

ISBN-13: 9780674748927

ISBN-10: 0674748921

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Publisher: Harvard Univ Pr
Publish Date: Mar 1992
ISBN-13: 9780674748927
ISBN-10: 0674748921
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 392
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.95
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.25 x 1.0
Walmart No.: 0674748921

Chapter outline

Reading for The Plot
Narrative Desire
The Novel and The Guillotine, or Fathers and Sons in Le Rouge et le noir
Freud's Masterplot: A Model for Narrative
Repetition, Repression, and Return: The Plotting of Great Expectations
The Mark of The Beast: Prostitution, Serialization, and Narrative
Retrospective Lust, or Flaubert's Perversities
Narrative Transaction and Transference
An Unreadable Report: Conrad's Heart of Darkness
Fictions of The Wolf Man: Freud and Narrative Understanding
Incredulous Narration: Absalom, Absalom! In Conclusion: Endgames and The Study of Plot

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