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Chatman, Seymour

CHATMAN, Seymour

CHATMAN, Seymour. American, b. 1928. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Film, Speech/Rhetoric. Career: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Assistant Professor of English, 1956-60; University of California, Berkeley, Professor of Rhetoric, 1961-1993, Professor Emeritus and Professor in the Graduate School, 1993-. Publications: A Theory of Meter, 1965; Later Style of Henry James, 1972; Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film, 1978; Antonioni, or the Surface of the World, 1985; Coming to Terms: The Rhetoric of Narrative in Film and Fiction, 1990; Reading Narrative Fiction, 1992. EDITOR: (with S.R. Levin) Essays on the Language of Literature, 1967; (and trans.) Literary Style: A Symposium, 1971; Approaches to Poetics: English Institute Essays, 1973; (with U. Eco) A Semiotic Landscape, 1979; Benjamin Graham: Memoirs of the Dean of Wall Street, 1996. Address: Dept. of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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