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Suzanne Keen

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Academic Appointments

Dean of Faculty and Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

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Areas of Expertise
Suzanne Keen works on narrative empathy. Her work draws on novels, narrative theory, neuroscience, developmental and social psychology, and affective science. Since writing Empathy and the Novel (2007), she has expanded on her theory of narrative empathy in articles and chapters treating authorial strategic narrative empathy, readers’ dispositions, empathetic techniques in graphic narratives, and narrative empathy evoked by nonfiction. As a critic of the Anglophone novel and teacher, her interests range from the nineteenth century to the contemporary period, including postcolonial fiction. Suzanne Keen works on narrative empathy. Her work draws on novels, narrative theory, neuroscience, developmental and social psychology, and affective science. Since writing Empathy and the Novel (2007), she has expanded on her theory of narrative empathy in articles and chapters treating authorial strategic narrative empathy, readers’ dispositions, empathetic techniques in graphic narratives, and narrative empathy evoked by nonfiction. As a critic of the Anglophone novel and teacher, her interests range from the nineteenth century to the contemporary period, including postcolonial fiction.
Institution
Hamilton College
Keywords
Empathy, Novel, Narrative
Other lecture titles or keywords
Victorian fiction, Contemporary British Fiction, Postcolonial literature (anglophone)
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