01 August 2017

#148 Narrative Development

Powell creates a fictional memoirist (Nick) and Dance is an imaginative creation and depiction of his memory. Nick has to order his memories and interrogate them sequentially. Thus rather than plot organising the narrative, character interaction drives narrative development.

David Martin Jones & Lana Starkey in their paper at the Anthony Powell Conference, York, April 2016
Contributed by Keith Marshall