Negating narration, crushing communication: the nonnarrated and the disnarrated in The Lemon Table

Authors

  • Danica Igrutinović

Keywords:

Narration, nonnarrated, disnarrated, communication, The Lemon Table., Narration, nonnarrated, disnarrated, communication, The Lemon Table

Abstract

This paper analyzes the narrative techniques of nonnarration and disnarration employed in Barnes’ collection of short stories, The Lemon Table, and links them with one of the book’s main thematic concerns – narration as communication – or, rather, its almost complete absence.

References

Barnes, J. 2005. The Lemon Table. London: Pan Macmillan Ltd.

Christensen, J. 2004. Interfictional Pockets: A Narratological Investigation of Temporal Hypotheses and Hypertrophied-Hypothesis in Postmodern Literature, Aalborg: Aalborg University Press.

Mosher, H. 1993. The narrated and its negatives: The nonnarrated and the disnarrated in Joyce’s Dubliners. Style 27, 407-428.

O’Connor, F. 1965. The Lonely Voice: A Study of the Short Story. London: Macmillan.

Prince, G. 1992. Narrative as Theme: Studies in French Fiction. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Prince, G. 1988. The Disnarrated. Style 22, 1-8.

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Published

25-06-2021

How to Cite

Igrutinović, D. (2021). Negating narration, crushing communication: the nonnarrated and the disnarrated in The Lemon Table. Philologia, 6(1), 133–140. Retrieved from http://philologia.org.rs/index.php/ph/article/view/263

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Nauka o književnosti/Literary Studies