Theory and Interpretation of Narrative
Edited by James Phelan, Peter J. Rabinowitz, and Katra Byram


New & Forthcoming Theory and Interpretation of Narrative Titles:

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Narratology and Ideology
Negotiating Context, Form, and Theory in Postcolonial Narratives

Edited by Divya Dwivedi, Henrik Skov Nielsen, and Richard Walsh

EXPECTED Pub Date: May, 2018
6 x 9, 292 pgs.
3 b&w illustrations.

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Novelization
From Film to Novel

Jan Baetens

EXPECTED Pub Date: April, 2018
6 x 9, 202 pgs.

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Reading Conrad

J. Hillis Miller
Edited by John C. Peters and Jakob Lothe

pub date: November, 2017
340 pp. 6 x 9

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Narrative, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States

Edited by James J. Donahue, Jennifer Ann Ho, and Shaun Morgan

pub date: October, 2017
268 pp. 6 x 9

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Somebody Telling Somebody Else

A Rhetorical Poetics of Narrative

James Phelan

Publication date: August 14, 2017
304 pp. 6 x 9

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Media of Serial Narrative

Frank Kelleter

Publication date: April 17, 2017
306 pp. 6 x 9

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Suture and Narrative

Deep Intersubjectivity in Fiction and Film

George Butte

Publication date: January 25, 2017
288 pp. 6 x 9

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The Writer in the Well

On Misreading and Rewriting Literature

Gary Weissman

Publication date: November 14, 2016
256 pp. 6 x 9


This series embraces works that examine a wide range of narrative theories and their applications to fictional and nonfictional texts. Inquiries should be directed to Kristen Elias Rowley at The Ohio State University Press.

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