Narrative Culture claims narration as a broad and pervasive human practice, warranting a holistic perspective to grasp its place comparatively across time and space. Inviting contributions that document, discuss, and theorize narrative culture, the journal seeks to offer a platform that integrates approaches spread across numerous disciplines. The field of narrative culture thus outlined is defined by a large variety of forms of popular narratives, including not only oral and written texts, but also narratives in images, three-dimensional art, customs, rituals, drama, dance, music, and so forth.
Volume 7, Number 2, Fall 2020
Special Issue on the Seven Sages Tradition
Shades of Misogyny: Medieval Versions of the Seven Sages Tradition from a Gender Perspective
Anne Reynders and Remco Sleiderink
The Seven Wise Masters as a Resource for Studying Historical Diversity: Comparing Latin and Early German Versions with Texts from the Eastern Tradition with a Postcolonial Studies Perspective
Angry Men: On Emotions and Masculinities in Samarqandī’s Sindbād-nāmeh
Misogyny and the Trends of a European Success: The French Prose Roman des sept sages de Rome
Misogyny, Wisdom, and Legal Practice: On Narrative Flexibility across Different Versions of the Seven Sages of Rome
Chwedleu Seith Doethon Rufein, the Middle Welsh Les Sept Sages de Rome: An Inadequate Rendering or a New Perspective on This Internationally Popular Tale?
How Lonely Are Women in Van den VII Vroeden van binnen Rome?: An Analysis of the Resources and Networks of the Female (and Male) Characters in a Middle Dutch Version of the Seven Sages of Rome
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