The Narrative Turn in Fiction and Theory

The Crisis and Return of Storytelling from Robbe-Grillet to Tournier

  • Hanna Meretoja

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Modern European Literature book series (PMEL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Hanna Meretoja
      Pages 1-27
  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Hanna Meretoja
      Pages 86-118
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Hanna Meretoja
      Pages 215-230
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 231-282

About this book


The Narrative Turn in Fiction and Theory explores the philosophical and historical underpinnings of the postwar crisis and return of storytelling and shows their relevance for the ongoing debate on the significance of narrative for human existence.


Storytelling Narrative Modern literature aesthetics fiction history of literature

Authors and affiliations

  • Hanna Meretoja
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TampereFinland
  2. 2.University of TurkuFinland

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