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Updates from Brian Richardson

July 20, 2021 English

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Recent works and updates.

English professor Brian Richardson recently published two articles. “Negotiating the Problem of Closure in Victory and Postcolonial Rewritings of The Tempest,” in Conradiana and "Nonfictional Drama: Autobiography in Performance" in Factual and Fictional Narration II: Diachronic and Intermedial Perspectives, edited by Hanna Häger et al.

A co-authored article of his, “Unnatural Narratives, Unnatural Narratology: Beyond Mimetic Models,” has been translated into Italian and published in Enthymema 24, 238-58. Chapter two of his book, Unnatural Voices: Extreme Narration in Modern and Contemporary Fiction was translated into Turkish and published in Yalniz Salnat.

His review of Biwu Shang’s Unnatural Narratives across Borders was published in Style. At the International Narrative conference in April, he gave a paper on the poetics of beginnings in fiction, drama, and hyperfiction. In February, he gave the Vambery lecture at UM, “Language, Exile, and Cunning in the Work of James Joyce.” In March, he gave a guest lecture in Oliver Guycken’s 602 class on postclassical narrative theory. In June, he examined a PhD Candidate and evaluated an international PhD program in Comparative Studies at the University of Lisbon.