Monika Fludernik is Professor of English at the University of Freiburg in Germany. Her publicationsinclude The Fictions of Language and the Languages of Fiction (1993), Towards a ‘Natural’ Narratology(1996), and An Introduction to Narratology (2009). She has (co-)edited several special issues of journals (onsecond-person fiction, Style 1994; on metaphor, Poetics Today 1999; on voice, New Literary History 2001; on German narratology, Style 2004). She has also edited a number of collections of essays: Beyond CognitiveMetaphor Theory: Perspectives on Literary Metaphor (2011); Postclassical Narratology: New Essays (with Jan Alber); In the Grip of the Law: Prisons, Trials, and the Space Between (2004, with Greta Olson); Diasporaand Multiculturalism (2003); Hybridity and Postcolonialism (1998). Her essays have appeared, among others,in Anglia, Arial, Diacritics, English Literary History, English Studies, Narrative, New Literary History,Poetica, Semiotica, Style, Textual Practice.