JUST PUBLISHED: Daniel Altshuler and Christina S. Kim, 'Towards a typology of narrative frustration'.

Is reading fiction ever a wildly frustrating experience? Does the author go off on uninteresting tangents, or fail to draw threads together, or try to get us to sympathise with someone whose actions we can’t condone…wait, just how many ways of causing narrative frustration are there? In this piece now published open access in Topoi, Daniel Altshuler and Christina Kim propose a first typology of narrative frustration.

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