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  • "Author of the Acacia Seeds" excellent experiment in non-narrative form (or maybe just non-traditional narrative) my favorite

    What are Ursula K. Le Guin's Best Short Stories?

  • It is dense, non-narrative, often obtusely poetic, and very serious.

    A Difficult Woman

  • The two works count among the most significant early feminist art both for their formal innovations and for their analysis, confounding, complication and outright dismissal of the myths of women as victims, heroines, goddesses, narcissists, and nymphomaniacs, while at the same time redefining the parameters of video as a non-narrative art form.

    G. Roger Denson: You Say You Want a Revolution. Well You Know, Art Can Cure You of That

  • His wonderful score actively paced the film's non-narrative flow.

    Spread ArtCulture: Resampling Jean Cocteau at the Guggenheim

  • "War Dialer," which references phone phreaking and early proto-hackery through a non-narrative, droning flow of sound and speech-babble, was originally created as an 8-channel audio-only installation in a bandstand on Brighton seafront as part of the Sonic Sea Air project, ten years ago.

    Boing Boing

  • The work was Mr. Franco's first foray into non-narrative video, and he decided against casting himself because he was concerned about the distraction his appearance might create.

    Portrait of the Artist as a Young Movie Star

  • I'm always tempted to describe Bolano's style as non-narrative, but in fact it's just the opposite.

    An Amazon.com Books Blog featuring news, reviews, interviews and guest author blogs.

  • To create this title, Houghton Mifflin commissioned a non-narrative text from Kathleen W. Zoehfeld (not that you'd know her name from the cover or catalog), and then digitally pasted those words over the illustrations from Curious George Takes a Job (and perhaps some other Curious George books by H.A. and Margret Rey).

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  • The work is decidedly non-narrative but employs numerous themes as it careens from angst to whimsy.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • My non-narrative needs are fulfilled through poetry, not novels.

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