Ansgar Nünning

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Chair in English and American Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Giessen
Founding and Managing Director of the Giessener Graduiertenzentrum Kulturwissenschaften (GGK)
Director of the International PHD Programme “Literary and Cultural Studies” (IPP)

Narratological interest

Main Research Areas
literary and cultural theory
narratology and cultural approaches to narrative
cultural memory studies
culture and identities, comparative imagology
literature and history and theory of historiography
18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century British literature
cultural history of British imperialism
historiographic metafiction
gender studies


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ENN is the European Narratology Network, an association of individual narratologists and narratological institutions. ENN aims to foster the study of narrative representation in literature, film, digital media, etc. across all European languages and cultures.