Recognition: The Poetics of Narrative
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This interdisciplinary collection of essays advances the study of anagnorisis ("recognition"), a quintessential concept in Aristotelian poetics. This book explores narrative structure and epistemology by examining how anagnorisis works in narrative fiction, music, and film. Contributors hail from the fields of cinema; opera; religion; medieval and modern English, German, and French literatures; comparative literature; and Indian (Sanskrit) and Islamic (Arabic) literatures, both classical and modern.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This interdisciplinary collection of essays advances the study of anagnorisis ("recognition"), a quintessential concept in Aristotelian poetics. This book explores narrative structure and epistemology by examining how anagnorisis works in narrative fiction, music, and film. Contributors hail from the fields of cinema; opera; religion; medieval and modern English, German, and French literatures; comparative literature; and Indian (Sanskrit) and Islamic (Arabic) literatures, both classical and modern.
  • Produktdetails
  • Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature .96
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: .310256, 310256
  • Neuausg.
  • Erscheinungstermin: 25. November 2008
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 228mm x 151mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 380g
  • ISBN-13: 9781433102561
  • ISBN-10: 1433102560
  • Artikelnr.: 27497095
Autorenporträt
The Editors: Philip F. Kennedy is Associate Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Comparative Literature at New York University. He is the author of The Wine Song in Classical Arabic Poetry (1997) and of Abu Nuwas: A Genius of Poetry (2005). He has edited two volumes of essays on aspects of medieval Arabic literature, and he is completing a monograph on anagnorisis in the Arabic and Islamic narrative tradition.
Marilyn Lawrence writes on literature and the performing arts from the Middle Ages to the present day. Her publications include Performing Medieval Narrative (with Evelyn Birge Vitz and Nancy Freeman Regalado, 2005). She holds a B.A. from Princeton and a Ph.D. from New York University, where she is Visiting Scholar in the French Department.
Inhaltsangabe
Contents: Philip F. Kennedy/Marilyn Lawrence: Introduction - Wendy Doniger: Narrative Conventions and Rings of Recognition - Philip F. Kennedy: Islamic Recognitions: An Overview - Elizabeth Archibald: Non-recognition in Sir Triamour : The Reversal of Romance Expectations - Marilyn Lawrence: Recognition and Identity in Medieval Narrative: The Saracen Woman in the Anglo-Norman Epic Boeve de Haumtone - Jessica Waldoff: Recognition: A Challenge for Opera Studies - Terence Cave: Singing with Tigers: Recognition in Wilhelm Meister , Daniel Deronda , and Nights at the Circus - Richard Allen: Hitchcock, Knowledge, and Sexual Difference - Gina Welty Parkinson: Looking for Patterns in Static: Recognition, Reading, and Detecting in G.K. Chesterton and Paul Auster's City of Glass - Rebecca Carol Johnson: The Politics of Reading: Revolution and Recognition in Jabra Ibrahim Jabra's In Search of Walid Masoud - Daniel Beaumont: The "Lone-Nut" Theory: Paranoia and Recognition in Contemporary American Fiction - Piero Boitani: Recognition: The Pain and Joy of Compassion - Marina Warner: Mirror-Readings: An Afterword.