Narrative Communication as a Rhetorical Act: James Phelan’s Poetics of Narrative
Jakob Lothe is professor of English literature at the University of Oslo. He has been an invited Visiting Scholar at St. John’s College, Oxford (1996 – 1997), Harvard University (2005), University of Cape Town (2010), and Regent Park’s College, Oxford (2017 – 2018). His books include Conrad’s Narrative Method and Narrative in Fiction and Film. The author of numerous essays and reviews, he has edited or coedited many volumes, including The Art of Brevity, Joseph Conrad: Voice, Sequence, History, Genre, Franz Kafka: Narration, Rhetoric, and Reading, After Testimony: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Holocaust Narrative for the Future, and The Future of Literary Studies. Time’s Witnesses: Women’s Voices from the Holocaust presents the stories of ten Jewish women who survived the Holocaust.
Jakob Lothe; Narrative Communication as a Rhetorical Act: James Phelan’s Poetics of Narrative. Poetics Today 1 June 2019; 40 (2): 355–365. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/03335372-7298592
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