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Narratology beyond the Human: Storytelling and Animal Life

ISBN : 9780190850401

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¥15,246
Author: 
David Herman
Pages
416 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
165 x 243 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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Showing how questions of narrative bear on ideas of species difference and assumptions about animal minds, Narratology beyond the Human underscores our inextricable interconnectedness with other forms of creatural life and suggests that stories can be used to resituate imaginaries of human action in a more-than-human world.

Index: 

Preface
List of Illustrations
Introduction
Section I. Storytelling and Selfhood beyond the Human
Chapter 1: Self-Narratives and Nonhuman Selves
Chapter 2: Boundary Conditions: Identification and Transformation across Species Lines
Chapter 3: Entangled Selves, Transhuman Families
Section II. Narrative Engagements with More-than-Human Worlds
Chapter 4: Multispecies Storyworlds in Graphic Narratives
Chapter 5: Life Narratives beyond the Human
Chapter 6: Animal Minds across Discourse Domains
Chapter 7: Explanation and Understanding in Animal Narratives
Coda
Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index

About the author: 

David Herman has taught at institutions that include North Carolina State University, Purdue University, Ohio State University, and, most recently, Durham University in the UK.

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