Journals Higher Education



31 January 2013

192 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748676293

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The Unexpected

Narrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise

Mark Currie

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The Frontiers of Theory EUP

  • An original discussion of the relation of time and narrative
  • An important intervention in narratology
  • A striking general argument about the workings of the mind
  • Provides an overview of the question of surprise in philosophy and literature