TEXT LINGUISTICS AND NARRATOLOGY

Oxana CREANGA

Abstract


In search of a deeper understanding of elements underlying the formal organization of literary narratives and their impact on the textual meaning, the paper aims at correlating text linguistics to narratology. Based on the assumption that the literary narrative relies on the binary opposition of story vs. discourse, the paper seeks to elucidate how each of the seven standards of textuality, advanced by Robert de Beaugrande and Wolfgang U. Dressler, are actualized in literary texts by means of particular narratological concepts, such as fictional communicative situation, text architectonics, narrative perspective, the truth of the text world, implicitness, presentational modes etc. The revealed mutual dependence of the constitutive properties of literary texts on elements of textual content leads to a fine-grained linguistic analysis and interpretation of diverse aspects of textual organization and reception with a view to uncovering the overall meaning of the text.

 

LINGVISTICA TEXTULUI ŞI NARATOLOGIA

Fiind în căutarea unei înţelegeri mai profunde a elementelor ce stau la baza organizării formale a textelor narative literare şi a impactului acestora asupra sensului textului, lucrarea de faţă are drept scop corelarea lingvisticii textului cu naratologia. Pornind de la premisa conform căreia textul narativ literar este fundamentat în baza dihotomiei istorie vs. discurs, ne propunem să elucidăm modul în care fiecare dintre cele şapte standarde ale textualităţii propuse de către Robert de Beaugrande şi Wolfgang U. Dressler se actualizează în textul literar prin anumite concepte naratologice, precum cadrul comunicativ al discursului ficțional, arhitectonica textului, perspectiva narativă, veridicitatea lumii textuale, implicitul, moduri narative etc. Stabilirea interdependenţelor existente între proprietăţile constituente ale textelor literare şi elementele narative contribuie la o analiză lingvistică şi interpretare mult mai detaliată a diverselor aspecte ale orga­nizării şi receptării textuale menite să releve sensul general al textului.


Keywords


text linguistics, narratology, standards of textuality, story, discourse, fictional communicative situation, naturalization, authorship.

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