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Book: Genre Relations

Chapter: Stories

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.22040


Stories are central genres in all cultures, in some form in almost every imaginable situation and stage of life. Stories are also the most widely studied family of genres; there is a very large narrative literature in many contemporary fields, classical traditions of story exegesis in literature, philosophy and religion. This chapter illustrates various types of stories with examples by or about Indigenous Australians.

Chapter Contributors

  • JR Martin ( - book-auth-148) 'University of Sydney'
  • David Rose ( - book-auth-149) 'University of Sydney'