The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

In association with, we are pleased to present The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative (Cambridge Introductions to Literature) by H. Porter Abbott. This collection shows how narratives shape what we read and know inside and outside of literature, film, and theater.

ISBN-13: 978-0521715157 
ISBN-10: 0521715156

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About The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative

This 268-page paperback was published by the Cambridge University Press. It has been recently revised to include two new chapters and an introduction to the art of the narrative. This book maintains its position as a prime example of narration in a variety of story-telling fields.

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Book Reviews

“Abbott brilliantly zeroes in on the architecture of narrative with an exactness and bent for orderly exposition that utterly redeems his subject.” – The Chronicle of Higher Education

“Anyone seeking a lucidly written guide to the study of narrative technique should turn immediately to H. Porter Abbott’s Cambridge Introduction to Narrative.” – Literature/Film Quarterly

“Directness, accessibility, and coherence distinguish this brief but comprehensive study of narrative … Most highly recommended.” Choice

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