Return to home page
Searching: Muskingum library catalog
Some OPAL libraries remain closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Materials from those libraries may not be requestable; requested items may take longer to arrive. Note that pickup procedures may differ between libraries. Please contact your library for new procedures, specific requests, or other assistance.
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
EBOOK
Title Experiencing fictional worlds / edited by Benedict Neurohr, Lizzie Stewart-Shaw, University of Nottingham.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2019]

Series Linguistic approaches to literature (LAL), 1569-3112 ; volume 32.
Linguistic approaches to literature ; v. 32.
Subject Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Imaginary places in literature.
Alt Name Neurohr, Benedict,
Stewart-Shaw, Lizzie,
Description 1 online resource (ix, 228 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 15, 2019).
Summary "Experiencing Fictional Worlds is not only the title of this book, but a challenge to reveal exactly what makes the "experience" of literature. This volume presents contributions drawing upon a range of theories and frameworks based on the text-as-world metaphor. This text-world approach is fruitfully applied to a wide variety of text types, from poetry to genre-specific prose to children's story-books. This book investigates how fictional worlds are built and updated, how context affects the conceptualisation of text-worlds, and how emotions are elicited in these processes. The diverse analyses of this volume apply and develop approaches such as Text World Theory, reader-response studies, and pedagogical stylistics, among other broader cognitive and linguistic frameworks. Experiencing Fictional Worlds aligns with other cutting-edge research on language conceptualisation in fields including cognitive linguistics, stylistics, narratology, and literary criticism. This volume will be relevant to anyone with interests in language and literature"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1: Introduction / Benedict Neurohr and Lizzie Stewart-Shaw. Part 1: Foundations of fictional worlds. Chapter 2: Immersion and emergence in children's literature / Peter Stockwell -- Chapter 3: A predictive coding approach to text world theory / Benedict Neurohr -- World-building as cognitive feedback loop / Ernestine Lahey -- Part 2: Forming fictional worlds. Experiencing horrible worlds / Lizzie Stewart-Shaw -- Framing the narrative: the "fictive publisher" as a bridge builder between intra- and extratextual world / Natalia Igl -- Constructing inferiority through comic characterisation: self-deprecating humour and cringe comedy in High Fidelity and Bridget Jones's Diary / Agnes Marszalek -- Cognitive grammar and reconstrual: re-experiencing Margaret Atwood's "The freeze-dried groom" / Chloe Harrison and Louise Nuttall -- Part 3: Fictional worlds in context. Immersive reading and the unnatural text-worlds of "Dead fish" / Jessica Norledge -- Experiencing literature in the poetry classroom / Marcello Giovanelli -- Sharing fiction: a text-world approach to storytime / Sarah Jackson.
ISBN 9027263035
9789027263032 (electronic book)
9789027202017 (hardcover)
OCLC # 1083673932
Additional Format Print version: Experiencing fictional worlds. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2019] 9789027202017 (DLC) 2018045332.


If you experience difficulty accessing or navigating this content, please contact the OPAL Support Team