This anthology is the first study of the philosophy of narrative in the analytic tradition. * Brings together eleven articles exploring narrative, metaphysics and epistemology, character, and emotion* Examines various narrative art forms, including painting and comics* The first of a new series of books published in association with the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
Noel Carroll is a Distinguished Professor in the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Noel Carroll, Introduction. Ismay Barwell, "Understanding Narratives and Narrative Understanding". Gregory Currie, "Narrative and the Psychology of Character". Nicholas Diehl, "Imagining De Re and the Symmetry Thesis of Narration". Daniel Dohrn, "Counterfactual Narrative Explanation". Alessandro Giovannelli, "In Sympathy with Narrative Characters". Peter Goldie, "Narrative Thinking, Emotion, and Planning". Paisley Livingston, "Narrativity and Knowledge". Bence Nanay, "Narrative Pictures". Ira Newman, "Virtual People: Fictional Characters through the Frames of Reality". Henry Pratt, "Narrative in Comics". Aaron Smuts, "Story Identity and Story Type: Problems for the Transposability of the Story Thesis"