Contzen Eva von
Affiliation: University of Freiburg, DE

Keywords: English literature, listology (lists in literature and culture), narrative theory / narratology, medieval studies



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Eva von Contzen is assistant professor of English literature at the University of Freiburg and the principal investigator of the ERC-funded project “Lists in Literature and Culture”. She has recently published The Scottish Legendary: Towards a Poetics of Hagiographic Narration (Manchester 2016) and pursues her interest in narrative and medieval literature in the interdisciplinary network “Medieval Narratology”. Her research interests include narrative theory, in particular its diachronic and historical dimension, epic catalogues, the reception of classical literature in contemporary literature and culture, and cognitive literary studies. Currently, her main project is devoted to lists and enumerations in literary texts from antiquity to postmodernism.