The Book Thief : Une hybridité narrative kidnappe son lecteur

Abstract : This article studies textual dysfunctions in the novel The Book Thief by Australian author Markus Zusak. This Bildungsroman stretches the boundaries of categories defined by traditional narrative theory such as diegesis and focalisation. Thus occurs a hybridity on several levels and with it an imbalance which draws the reader into the story, thus effectively "kidnapping" them. This paper studies these questions through the lens of narrative and cognitive theory in order to better understand the effect of those narrative techniques on the reader.
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Sonja Böttger. The Book Thief : Une hybridité narrative kidnappe son lecteur. Crossways Journal, Crossways in Cultural Narratives (Erasmus Mundus), 2019, Le coup de la panne : ratés et dysfonctionnements textuels, 3 (2). ⟨hal-02303989⟩

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