narratee in contemporary British fiction a typological study by Grzegorz Maziarczyk

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Published by Towarzystwo Naukowe Katolickiego Uniwersytetu Lubelskiego in Lublin .

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Subjects:

  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.,
  • Narratees (Rhetoric),
  • Discourse analysis, Literary.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric)

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StatementGrzegorz Maziarczyk.
SeriesŹródła i monografie -- 285
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR830.N3554 M39 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22512027M
ISBN 108373062521
ISBN 109788373062528
LC Control Number2007419215

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The typology presented in the book outlines the full spectrum of theoretically identifiable degrees of narratee concretisation and competence. It thus seeks not only to discuss an important aspect of contemporary British fiction but also to create a system describing the forms in which the narratee appears in narrative fiction as : Grzegorz Maziarczyk.

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