The Fairytale and Plot Structure

Springer
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This book offers a detailed exploration of the plot genotype, the functional structure behind the plots of classical fairy tales. By understanding how plot genotypes are used, the reader or creative writer will obtain a much better understanding of many other types of fiction, including short stories, dramatic texts and Hollywood screenplays.
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About the author

Terence Patrick Murphy is Full Professor of Rhetoric and Composition in the English Department at Yonsei University, South Korea. He was educated at the University of Toronto and Merton College, Oxford, where he wrote his doctoral dissertation on the history of the little magazine in England. He has published essays in such journals as the Journal of Narrative Theory; Narrative; Language and Literature and Style. His major research interest is the stylistics of short fiction and the semiotics of film screenplays
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Aug 24, 2015
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Pages
204
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ISBN
9781137547088
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Literary Criticism / European / General
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
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