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Müller, S (2009). Fiktivität und Fiktionalität im Izumi Shikibu nikki: Narratologische Bestimmung eines heian­zeitlichen “Frauen-Tagebuches”. Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques, 63(3.2009):515-552.



Classical Japanese court diaries (nikki bungaku) constitute an interesting research topic for narratological investigations as they subsume works which differ considerably regarding plot structure, time conceptions and voice of the narrator. Among the female court diaries (joryû nikki), the Izumi Shikibu nikki (Diary of Izumi Shikibu) constitutes a particularly interesting field of research as literary specialists disagree on authorship, genre and degree of fictionality of the œuvre. By applying a systematic frame which – according to the distinction between “story” (histoire) and “discourse” (discours) in narrotological theories – differentiates typologically between “fictivity” (referring to the content level) and “fictionality” (referring to the text level), this paper aims at investigating the problem of fictivity/fictionality of the Izumi Shikibu nikki by means of the methodological approach of “structural narratology”.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:Journals > Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques > Archive > 63 (2009) > 3
08 University Research Priority Programs > Asia and Europe
06 Faculty of Arts > Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies
DDC:950 History of Asia
180 Ancient, medieval & eastern philosophy
290 Other religions
Deposited On:09 Nov 2009 10:02
Last Modified:01 Apr 2014 10:21
Publisher:Schweizerische Asiengesellschaft / Verlag Peter Lang
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