Sylvie Patron

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First name
Sylvie
Last name
Patron
Institutional affiliation

Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7, UFR Lettres, arts,
cinéma, Centre de recherches interdisciplinaires de l'UFR Lettres, arts, cinéma (CÉRILAC)

Narratological interest

Sylvie Patron is a Lecturer and Research Supervisor (maître de conférences habilitée à diriger des recherches) in French Language and Literature at the University of Paris Diderot, France. A specialist in the history and epistemology of literary theory, she has published Le Narrateur. Introduction à la théorie narrative (Paris: Armand Colin, 2009), reprinted as Le Narrateur. Un problème de théorie narrative (Limoges: Lambert-Lucas, 2016), and La Mort du narrateur et autres essais (Limoges: Lambert-Lucas, 2015). An English version will published under the title The Death of the Narrator and Other Essays (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, forthcoming). Sylvie Patron has also edited or co-edited Théorie, analyse, interprétation des récits/Theory, analysis, interpretation of narratives (Bern: Peter Lang, 2011), Life and Narrative: The Risks and Responsibilities of Storying Experience (with Brian Schiff and A. Elizabeth McKim, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), and Introduction à la narratologie postclassique. Les nouvelles directions de la recherche sur le récit (Villeneuve d’Ascq, Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2018). She is the author of numerous articles, published in both French and English, on the narrator and other problems in narrative theory. She has also translated several articles on linguistics and narrative theory into French and edited S.-Y. Kuroda, Pour une théorie poétique de la narration, trans. Cassian Braconnier, Tiên Fauconnier and Sylvie Patron (Paris: Armand Colin, 2012). An English version has been published under the title Toward a Poetic Theory of Narration: Essays by S.-Y. Kuroda (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2014). She is currently preparing a critical edition of essays by Ann Banfield, to be published in French and in English. She has recently been elected Second Vice-President of the International Society for the Study of Narrative.

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France

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