Description or summary of the book: The past several decades have seen an explosion of interest in narrative, with this multifaceted object of inquiry becoming a central concern in a wide range of disciplinary fields and research contexts. As accounts of what happened to particular people in particular circumstances and with specific consequences, stories have come to be viewed as a basic human strategy for coming to terms with time, process, and change.However, the very predominance of narrative as a focus of interest across multiple disciplines makes it imperative for scholars, teachers, and students to have access to a comprehensive reference resource.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 49H30M24S
Other categories, genre or collection: Literature: History & Criticism, Language: Reference & General, General Encyclopaedias, Literary Studies: General, Literary Theory
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