Francis Zimmermann

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Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales,
Paris. Chair (Direction d'études) of South Asian Anthropology

Narratological interest

As a South Asianist working on Sanskrit
philosophical texts and Malayalam modern fiction (this is the vernacular of
Kerala in South India), and specializing in linguistic anthropology and
non-Western stylistics and rhetorics, I am studying narrative metalepsis
which is omnipresent in South Asian texts.


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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.