David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 67 (1):5-14 (2009)
Although it seems plausible to say that the same story can be retold in different media, it is difficult to say exactly what this would entail. The primary difficulty is in coming up with an acceptable theory of story identity. In this article I present several theories of story identity and explore their weaknesses. I argue that in the end we are left with two unattractive options: a strict theory that implies that the same story can almost never be retold and a lenient theory that has trouble differentiating between a general story type and the same story.
|Keywords||story discourse narrative|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Yechiel Spero (2005). Touched by a Story 3: A New Collection of Inspiring Stories Retold by the Best-Selling Author of Touched by a Story. Mesorah Publications.
P. Munz (2005). Book Review: The Story Behind Dunbar's Story. [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 35 (1):126-134.
David Boje & Jo A. Tyler (2009). Story and Narrative Noticing: Workaholism Autoethnographies. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 84 (2):173 - 194.
Samuel Wells (ed.) (2010). Christian Ethics: An Introductory Reader. Wiley-Blackwell.
Gregory Currie (2007). Both Sides of the Story: Explaining Events in a Narrative. [REVIEW] Philosophical Studies 135 (1):49 - 63.
Louis A. Ruprecht (2011). “The Whole Story”: On Narrative Philosophy and Religious Morals. Comparative and Continental Philosophy 2 (2):157-177.
Tony E. Jackson (2009). The Technology of the Novel: Writing and Narrative in British Fiction. Johns Hopkins UP.
Ben Blumson (2014). A Never-Ending Story. Croatian Journal of Philosophy 14 (40).
Added to index2009-04-20
Total downloads288 ( #1,346 of 1,100,145 )
Recent downloads (6 months)23 ( #8,588 of 1,100,145 )
How can I increase my downloads?