Telling a Different Story

Gordon Graham

in The Re-enchantment of the World

Published in print October 2007 | ISBN: 9780199265961
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191708756 | DOI:
 						Telling a Different Story

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This chapter explores the concept of literary narrative. It distinguishes between historical, fictional, and allegorical narratives, and applies these distinctions to Biblical and religious literature. It distinguishes between realism and romanticism in fiction, and gives special attention to the earlier writings of James Joyce.

Keywords: literary narrative; history; fable; fiction; allegory; realism; romance; James Joyce

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Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

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