Abstract

The contrast between mimesis and diegesis was refined by Riffaterre in his book Fictional Truth which proposes an innovative theory of narrative. Illustrating this contrast with francophone and other contemporary works, the essay argues that story telling is based upon the disruption of form.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1931-0234
Print ISSN
0014-0767
Pages
pp. 94-106
Launched on MUSE
2010-01-01
Open Access
No
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