The narrative symbol in childhood literature : explorations in the construction of text / by Joanne M. Golden.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Golden, Joanne Marie, 1949-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1990.
Series:Approaches to semiotics ; 93.
Subjects:
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Contents
  • Chapter One. Toward a Theory of Narrative Discourse
  • Terms of the Pentad
  • Relationship Among Terms
  • The Pentad and Childhood Literature
  • Chapter Two. Act: Plot
  • Plot
  • Plot Patterns in Childhood Literature
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Three. Act: Characterization
  • Characterization
  • Character in Childhood Literature
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Four. Act: Narration
  • Narration
  • Narration in Children's Novels
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Five. Agents: Author and Reader
  • The Author Agent
  • The Reader
  • Conclusions.
  • Chapter Six. Agency: Visual-Verbal NarrativeNarrative Elements
  • Relationship between Text and Pictures
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Seven. Agency: Oral Performance
  • The Folktale Narrative
  • Oral Language
  • Performance: Text as Event
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Eight. Agency: Film
  • Narrative Elements
  • A Film Adaptation of a Book
  • Two Film Versions of the Same Narrative
  • Animated Films
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Nine. Scene: Home and Community
  • Book Reading Events in the Home
  • Transition from Home to School
  • Narrative in a Cultural Context.
  • ConclusionsChapter Ten. Scene: Classroom
  • The Classroom as a Communicative Setting
  • Book Reading Events in the Classroom
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Eleven. Purpose: The Ends of the Narrative
  • Kinds of Purposes
  • Books for Instructional Purposes
  • Instructional Purposes Disguised
  • The Case of the Folktale
  • The Reader's Purposes
  • Alteration of Children's Favorite Texts
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter Twelve. The Pentad and a Narrative Event
  • Scene
  • Purpose
  • Act
  • Agency
  • Co-Agents: Teachers and Students
  • Conclusions.
  • Chapter Thirteen. ConclusionsThe Pentad and the Narrative Text
  • The Pentad and Narrative Discourse
  • Merging the Intrinsic and Extrinsic
  • The Present Study in a Broader Perspective
  • References
  • Children's Picture Books
  • Children's Novels and Other Narratives
  • Non-Print Narratives
  • Index.