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- DescriptionSince the late 1990s unreliable narration has garnered popularity in narrative theory and has sparked a lively debate among scholars. This book traces the theoretical discussions surrounding narrative unreliability and examines the relationship of unreliable narration to antimimetic techniques of portraying self-deception. Standing on the border between classical and postclassical narratology, the study analyses Kazuo Ishiguro's and Max Frisch's invative narrative strategies, offering new perspectives on their /uvre and on unreliable narration as a narratological concept. With a comparison of the methods Ishiguro and Frisch employ to explore the psychology of their narrators, it reveals a fascinating parallel in their development as velists.
- Author BiographyZuzana Foniokova is Assistant Professor of Literature and Intercultural Communication at the Department of Czech Literature, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. Her research interests include narratology and contemporary fiction.
- Author(s)Zuzana Foniokova
- PublisherPeter Lang AG
- Date of Publication30/07/2015
- SubjectLiterary Theory
- Series TitleLiterary and Cultural Studies, Theory and the (New) Media
- Series Part/Volume Number1
- Place of PublicationBern
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- First Published2015
- ImprintPeter Lang AG
- Weight440 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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