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Monika Fludernik

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Name  Monika Fludernik

Education  University of Graz
Monika Fludernik wwwanglistikunifreiburgdeseminarabteilungen
Books  Towards a 'natural' narratology, The fictions of language, Diaspora and Multiculturalism, Echoes and mirrorings

Monika Fludernik (born 1957), a native Austrian, is professor of English literature and culture at the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany.

Fludernik earned her doctorate at the University of Graz, Austria, where she studied with professor Franz Karl Stanzel. In 1992, she took up an associate professorship at the University of Vienna, and since 1994 she has been a full professor at Freiburg. Fludernik has held several temporary fellowships, at the Universities of Oxford, and Harvard, among other places, and she is a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Fludernik is renowned for her contribution to the field of literary theory, particularly that of narratology.


Besides being sole author of 5 books (see below), Fludernik has published more than 100 scientific articles and has edited and co-edited several volumes of books/special issues of scientific journals.


  • Introduction to Narratology, London/New York: Routledge, 2009.
  • Einführung in die Erzähltheorie. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2006
  • Echoes and Mirrorings: Gabriel Josipovici’s Creative Oeuvre. Frankfurt/New York: Lang, 2000
  • Towards a ‘Natural’ Narratology. London/New York: Routledge, 1996
  • The Fictions of Language and the Languages of Fiction. The Linguistic Representation of Speech and Consciousness. London/New York: Routledge, 1993
  • References

    Monika Fludernik Wikipedia