Narrative theory

NARRATIVE THEORY, POETICS

SELECT LIST OF PUBLICATIONS 2016

Most articles after 1984 are available as computer file. Details of translations of items below into other languages are noted in my c.v. (see https://darkosuvin.com/)

VOLUMES AUTHORED

[ESSAYS 4 & 13] Darko Suvin: A Life in Letters. Ed. Ph.E. Wegner. Vashon Island WA 98070: Paradoxa, 2011.  366p.  ISBN 1-929512-34-8.

IN BOOKS BY VARIOUS HANDS (select list after 1980)

“Two Holy Commodities: The Practices of Fictional Discourse and Erotic Discourse.” Sociocriticism no. 2 (1985): 31‑47 (also partly published in French).

“Levels of Narrative Agents,” in Claudio Guillén ed., Theory of Poetic Form: Proceedings of the X Congress of the International Comparative Literature Assn. New York: Garland, 1985, 2: 227‑32.

“On Fiction as Anthropology: Agential Analysis, Types, and the Classical Chinese Novel,” in J. Hall and A..Abbas eds., Literature and Anthropology. Hong Kong: Hong Kong UP, 1986, 116‑46.

“Can People Be (Re)Presented in Fiction?” in C. Nelson and L. Grossberg eds., Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture. Urbana IL: U of Illinois P, 1988, 663-96.

“The Chronotope, Possible Worlds, and Narrativity,” in Jean Bessière ed., Fiction‑‑Narratologie ‑‑Texte‑‑Genre: Proceedings of the ICLA XI Congress, Vol. 2. New York & Bern: Lang, 1989, 33‑41.

“Reflections on What Remains of Zamyatin’s We after the Change of Leviathans: Must Collectivism Be Against People?” in Envisioning the Future: Science Fiction and the Next Millennium. Ed. M. Barr. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 2003, 51-81;  augmented rpt. Contemporanea no. 1 (2003): 71-89  (German 2004; Croatian 2004; Serbian 2007).

“Conflitto, conflitto über alles?: Conflitto opposto a rivelazione come poetiche di narrazione scenica e paradigmi, [Conflict as against Revelation as a Poetics and Paradigm of Stage Narration],” in G.i Manetti et al. eds. Guerre di segni: Semiotica delle situazioni conflittuali (Atti del Convegno A.I.S.S. 2002). Torino: Centro Scientifico, 2005, 373-91.

ARTICLES
(select list, mainly after 1980, in major languages only)
Many items can be downloaded from  https:// independent.academia.edu/DarkoSuvin/Papers or darkosuvin.com/.

(with M. Angenot) “Thèses sur la ‘sociologie’ de la littérature.” Littérature no. 44 (1981): 117‑27.

“The Social Addressees of Victorian Fiction.” Literature and History no. 1 (1982): 11‑40.

“On  Metaphoricity  and  Narrativity in  Fiction.” SubStance no. 48 (1986): 51‑67 (Croatian 1985).

“Lukács: Horizons and Implications of the ‘Typical Character’.” Social Text no. 16 (1987): 97‑123;  http://www.jstor.org/pss/466287.

“The Soul and the Sense: Meditations on Roland Barthes on Japan.” Canadian R. of Comparative Lit. 18.4 (1991): 499‑531 (Japanese 1991; rpt. in  Roland Barthes, Vol.1. Eds. M. Gane & N. Gane. L: Thousand Oaks, & Sage Publ., 2006).

“Revelation  vs.  Conflict: A Lesson from Nô Plays for a Comparative Dramaturgy.” Theatre J. 46.4 (1994): 523‑38.

“The  Use‑Value of Dying: Magical vs. Cognitive Utopian Desire in the ‘Learning Plays’  of  Pseudo‑Zenchiku, Waley, and Brecht.” Brock R. 3.2 (1994): 95‑126 [somewhat different Japanese version in Hihyô kûkan 1993).

“On Haltung, Agency, and Emotions in Brecht: Prolegomena.” Communications from the Int’l Brecht Society 24.1 (1995): 65‑77 [also in Frakcija no. 8 (1998): 92‑97 and 116‑20].

“Synchrony as Aim and Reference: A Thesis on Parody’s Horizons.” Canadian R. of Comparative Lit. 23.2 (1996): 475‑83; augmented in “Excelsior, o sugli orizzonti della parodia: sincronia come scopo e referente.” Transl.  A. Santini, R. Sebellin e DS. Sincronie 13.25-26 (2009): 259-72.

 “Centennial Politics: On Jameson on Brecht on Method.” New Left R. no. 234 (1999): 127‑40, <www.newleftreview.net/Archive.asp> (German in Dreigroschenheft (1999) and shortened in Das Argument no. 232 (1999); Croatian in 1999; Slovene in 2006).

“Bertolt Brecht: The Manifesto” [translated] and “On Brecht’s The Manifest.” Socialism and Democracy 16.1 (2002): 1-31, http://sdonline.org/31/the-manifesto/ and
sdonline.org/31/on-brechts-the-manifesto-comments-for-readers-in-english1/ (2nd item in  different German version in Das Argument no. 282 (2009): 607-15).

“Forms Open to Life ” [interview with Federico Pianzola]. Enthymema no. 11 (2014): 44-56,  //riviste.unimi.it/index.php/enthymema/article/view/4586/4676

[Interview with S. Boynik.] “Communicating Vessels: Forms, Politics, History.” Rab-Rab [Helsinki] no. 2 Vol. B (2015): 5-37 (Slovene transl. 2016).

 

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