Storytelling: Critical and Creative Approaches

  • Jan Shaw
  • Philippa Kelly
  • L. E. Semler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction Story Streams: Stories and their Tellers

  3. Indigenous Stories

  4. Fictional History and Historical Fiction

  5. The Sea of Stories

About this book


This collection uses the concept of 'story' to connect literary materials and methods of analysis to wider issues of social and political importance. Drawing on a range of texts, themes include post-colonial literatures, history in literature, old stories in contemporary contexts, and the relationship between creativity and criticism.


fiction Italy methods Narrative novel poetics

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Shaw
    • 1
  • Philippa Kelly
    • 2
  • L. E. Semler
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46820-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-34995-8
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