Monthly Archives: July 2016

Description vs Representation

By Bill Heroman I usually prefer to think of narrative as narration, which is to say, a representation of temporality, as a stream of consciousness (‘focalization’) fixed upon some perceived sequence of dynamic change(s). Defining “narrative” leads many scholars to emphasize other aspects of discourse, such as talking, telling, purporting, claiming, fabricating, and …read more

Description vs Representation

By Bill Heroman I usually prefer to think of narrative as narration, which is to say, a representation of temporality, as a stream of consciousness (‘focalization’) fixed upon some perceived sequence of dynamic change(s). Defining “narrative” leads many scholars to emphasize other aspects of discourse, such as talking, telling, purporting, claiming, fabricating, and …read more

Description vs Representation

By Bill Heroman I usually prefer to think of narrative as narration, which is to say, a representation of temporality, as a stream of consciousness (‘focalization’) fixed upon some perceived sequence of dynamic change(s). Defining “narrative” leads many scholars to emphasize other aspects of discourse, such as talking, telling, purporting, claiming, fabricating, and …read more