Narratives in Popular Culture, Media, and Everyday Life

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SAGE Publications, 18‏/09‏/1996 - 214 من الصفحات

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.

 

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Chapter 1 The Nature of Narratives
1
Chapter 2 Theorists of Narrativity
19
Chapter 3 Narrative Techniques and Authorial Devices
41
Chapter 4 A Glossary of Terms Relating to Narrative Texts
63
A Freudian Perspective
71
Chapter 6 Fairy Tales
83
Chapter 7 The Comics
99
A Study in Television Narrativity
111
A Case Study of the War of the Worlds Script
135
Chapter 11 Film Narratives
147
Chapter 12 Narratives and Everyday Life
161
Appendix Simulations Activities Games and Exercises
175
References
186
Name Index
189
Subject Index
193
About the Author
199

Chapter 9 The Popular Culture Novel
123

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Arthur Asa Berger is Professor Emeritus of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts at San Francisco State University, where he taught between 1965 and 2003. He has published more than 100 articles, numerous book reviews, and more than 60 books. Among his latest books are the third edition of Media and Communication Research Methods: An Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (2013), The Academic Writer’s Toolkit: A User’s Manual (2008), What Objects Mean: An Introduction to Material Culture (2009), Bali Tourism (2013), Tourism in Japan: An Ethno-Semiotic Analysis (2010), The Culture Theorist’s Book of Quotations (2010), and The Objects of Our Affection: Semiotics and Consumer Culture (2010). He has also written a number of academic mysteries such as Durkheim is Dead: Sherlock Holmes is Introduced to Sociological Theory (2003) and Mistake in Identity: A Cultural Studies Murder Mystery (2005). His books have been translated into eight languages and thirteen of his books have been translated into Chinese.

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