Contemporary Poetics, 2nd Edition
Routledge – 2002 – 208 pages
Series: New Accents
What is a narrative? What is narrative fiction? How does it differ from other kinds of narrative? Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan provides a synthesis of contemporary approaches to narrative fiction, considering in particular Anglo-American New Criticism, Russian Formalism and French Structuralism.
'An instructive account of the ways in which readers can, should and do read narrative fictions.' - Modern Fiction Studies