What is a narrative? What is narrative fiction? How does it differ from other kinds of narrative? Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan provides a synthesis of contemporary approaches to narrative fiction, considering in particular Anglo-American New Criticism, Russian Formalism and French Structuralism.
Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her most recent publications include A Glance Beyond Doubt: Narration, Representation, Subjectivity and Re-Reading Texts: Re-Thinking Critical Presuppositions. Her current projects concerns the concepts or narrative in different desciplines (psychoanalysis, historiography, legal studies and the medical humanities).