Biwu Shang, 2015–2016 | National Humanities Center

Biwu Shang (NHC Fellow, 2015–16)

Project Title

Narrative Ethics in Twenty-First Century Fiction

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2015–16

Biwu Shang completed the manuscript for his book, Unnatural Narratives, Unnatural Narratology: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives. He also wrote four journal articles: “Narrative as Rhetoric: Judgments, Progression, and Narrativity in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” for Primerjalna Književnost, 39.1 (forthcoming); “Unnatural Narratives in Contemporary Chinese Time Travel Fiction: Patterns, Values, and Interpretive Options” for Neohelicon, 43.1 (forthcoming); “Narrative Turns: Implications and Significances,” for Forum on British and American Literature (forthcoming); and  “Unnatural Emotions in Literary Narrative: Basic Categories and Interpretive Options” for the Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Philosophy and Social Sciences), (forthcoming).