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Title: Intermediality and Storytelling
Edited By: Marina Grishakova
Marie-Laure Ryan
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/li/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110237733-1
Series Title: Narratologia / Contributions to Narrative Theory 24
Description:

The ‘narrative turn’ in the humanities, which expanded the study of
narrative to various disciplines, has found a correlate in the ‘medial
turn’ in narratology. Long restricted to language-based literary fiction,
narratology has found new life in the recognition that storytelling can
take place in a variety of media, and often combines signs belonging to
different semiotic categories: visual, auditory, linguistic and perhaps
even tactile. The essays gathered in this volume apply the newly gained
awareness of the expressive power of media to particular texts,
demonstrating the productivity of a medium-aware analysis. Through the
examination of a wide variety of different media, ranging from widely
studied, such as literature and film, to new, neglected, or non-standard
ones, such as graphic novels, photography, television, musicals, computer
games and advertising, they address some of the most fundamental questions
raised by the medial turn in narratology: how can narrative meaning be
created in media other than language; how do different types of signs
collaborate with each other in so-called ‘multi-modal works’, and what new
forms of narrativity are made possible by the emergence of digital media.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
History of Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Semiotics
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ISBN-13: 9783110237733
Pages: 353
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Pages: 353
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