Abbott, H. Porter

From Narrative
Jump to: navigation, search

Dpt. of English, U of California, Santa Barbara

{Degrees, if applicable}


{biographical information}




Abbott, H. Porter. "Farewell to Incompetence: Beckett's How It Is and Imagination Dead Imagine." Contemporary Literature 11.1 (Winter 1970): 36-47. In The Critical Response to Samuel Beckett. Ed. Cathleen Culotta Andonian. Westport (CT): Greenwood Press, 1998. 166-76.

_____. The Fiction of Samuel Beckett: Form and Effect. Berkeley: U of California P, 1973.

_____. "The Harpooned Notebook: Malone Dies and the Conventions of Intercalated Narrative." In Beja, Gontarski and Astier 71-79.

_____. "Late Modernism: Samuel Beckett and the Art of the Oeuvre." In Around the Absurd. Ed. Enoch Brater and Ruby Cohn. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1990. 73-96.

_____. "Autobiography, Autography, Fiction: Groundwork for a Taxonomy of Textual Categories." New Literary History 19.3 (Spring 1988): 1-19.

_____. "Beckett and Autobiography." In Beckett Translating / Translating Beckett. Ed. Alan Warren Friedman, Charles Rossman and Dina Sherzer. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 1987.

_____. Diary Fiction: Writing as Action. Ithaca (NY): Cornell UP.

_____. Beckett Writing Beckett: The Author in the Autograph. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1996.

_____. "The Evolutionary Origins of the Storied Mind: Modeling the Prehistory of Narrative Consciousness and Its Discontents." Narrative 8 (2000): 247-256.

_____. "What Do We Mean When We Say 'Narrative Literature?' Looking for Answers Across Disciplinary Borders." Style 34.2 (Summer 2000): 260-73. In Literature Online. 5/7/04

_____. The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2002. (Narrative and life, defining narrative, frames, rhetoric, closure, narration, interpreting narrative, implied author, adaptation, characters, cultural masterplots, narrative negotiation).

_____. The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008.

_____. The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative. Online at Google Books. 2010

_____. "Immersions in the Cognitive Sublime: The Textual Experience of the Extratextual Unknown in García Márquez and Beckett." Narrative 17.2 (May 2009): 131-42.

_____. "Narrativity." In Handbook of Narratology. Ed. Peter Hühn et al. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. 309-28.

_____, ed. On the Origin of Fictions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Special issue of SubStance. (2001).


García Landa, José Ángel. "Leyéndonos la mente: Dos artículos sobre narratología cognitiva." In García Landa, Vanity Fea 3 Oct. 2007. (Alan Palmer, H. Porter Abbott). 2007

Richardson, Peter. Rev. of The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative. By H. Porter Abbott. Style 37.3 (Fall 2003): 346-48. Electronic ed. in Literature Online. 9/7/04

Personal tools