Manfred Jahn
Poems, Plays, and Prose: A Guide to the Theory of Literary Genres

PPP is a collection of tutorials on the theory of literary genres. The documents include exercises and case studies. Together, they print out to around 180 pages.

The genre taxonomy used in PPP (adapted from Chatman 1990: 115). Highlighted items are clickable.

Caution: the following bookmarks are a Work in Progress feature and may not all be clickable. Feel free to try some anyway!

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