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Asst Prof Wang Wanzheng Michelle

Assistant Professor, School of Humanities

Email: michelle.wang@ntu.edu.sg
Asst Prof Wang Wanzheng Michelle

Biography
W. Michelle Wang is Assistant Professor of English at the School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University. Her research interests are in narrative and aesthetic theory, twentieth and twenty-first century fiction, and East Asian popular culture. She teaches courses in postmodernism and contemporary literature, and the graduate seminar in the history of literary theory. She received her PhD from The Ohio State University and was previously HASS International Postdoctoral Fellow at Queen Mary University of London.
Research Interests
W. Michelle Wang's fields of interest are in post-1945 British and American fiction, with a scholarly interest in East Asian popular culture. She specialises in areas of narrative theory and aesthetic theory, and has published articles in the Review of Contemporary Fiction and the Journal of Narrative Theory.
Current Projects
  • NARRATING ASIA: LONG-FORM NARRATIVES IN A DIGITAL AGE
Selected Publications
  • Wang, W. Michelle.(2019). Blood Meridian, the Sublime, and Aesthetic Narrativizations of Death. In Daniel K. Jernigan, Walter Wadiak, and W. Michelle Wang(Ed), Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature(161-175). New York: Routledge.
  • Wang, W. Michelle.(2019). Postmodern Play with Worlds: The Case of At Swim-Two-Birds. In Alice Bell and Marie-Laure Ryan(Ed), Possible Worlds Theory and Contemporary Narratology(132-156). Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.
  • Daniel K. Jernigan, Walter Wadiak, and W. Michelle Wang.(2019). “Introduction”. Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature(1-8). New York: Routledge.
  • Daniel K. Jernigan, Walter Wadiak, and W. Michelle Wang. (2019). Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature. Routledge.
  • Wang, W. Michelle. (2018). Hearing the Unsaid: Musical narration in The Journey of Flower and Nirvana in Fire. Narrative, 26(1), 81-103.

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