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Narratives in Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life
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Narratives in Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life


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November 1996 | 214 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Arthur Asa Berger elucidates narrative theory and applies it to readers' everyday experiences with popular forms of mass media. This unique book demonstrates how to interpret narratives while presenting the analysis in an accessible manner.
 
The Nature of Narrative
 
Theorists of Narrativity
 
Narrative Techniques and Authorial Devices
 
A Glossary of Terms Relating to Narrative Texts
 
Dreams
A Freudian Perspective

 
 
Fairy Tales
 
The Comics
 
The Macintosh '1984' Television Commercial
A Study in Television Narrativity

 
 
The Popular Culture Novel
 
Radio Narratives
A Case Study of the War of the Worlds Script

 
 
Film Narratives
 
Narratives and Everyday Life

This book focuses on narration in lots of different types of media and tells the reader at the same time that narration not only takes place in literature and film. It also can be found in the radio, in dreams, in commercials as well as in the everyday life communication. It postualtes narration as a concept of a basal way of communication in the first place. It is as well a book that bring in the theoretical roots and empirical access to narration together.

Mr Manuel Menke
Department for Media and Educational Technology, University of Augsburg
November 6, 2012

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