Publications

Recent and Forthcoming Articles

  • "Cognitive Challenge in Complex Science Fiction: Expanded Perception and Reason vs Threat in Narratives of Time Travel and Extraterrestrial Contact." Puzzling Stories: The aesthetic appeal of cognitive challenge in literature, film & television. Eds. Miklós Kiss & Steven Willemsen. New York/Oxford: Berghahn (forthcoming).
  • "From Lost Worlds to Triffids: Fantastic Invasions and Interspecies Conflict in British Narrative Fiction, 1871 - 1952." Das Leben und die Seltsamen Abenteuer des Elmar Schenkel, aus Soest, Professor. Nicht von Ihm Selbst Verfasst. 1. Edition. Eds. Maria Fleischhack, Jürgen Ronthaler and Stefan Welz. Leipzig: Edition Hamouda, 2019. 239-245.
  • "Enigmatic Experientiality in the Films of Alfred Hitchcock." How To Do Things with Narrative: Cognitive and Diachronic Perspectives. Festschrift for Monika Fludernik on the Occasion of her Sixtieth Birthday. Eds. Jan Alber and Greta Olson. Berlin und Boston: De Gruyter, 2018. 29-41.
  • "Worlds out of Control: Invasion Narratives, Interspecies Conflict and British Culture in the Early Cold War." Journal for the Study of British Cultures 24.1 (2017): 43-57.

Publications (as Hilary Dannenberg)

  • Coincidence and Counterfactuality: Plotting Time and Space in Narrative Fiction. Frontiers of Narrative. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.
    Awarded the Perkins Prize in 2010 for the book making the most significant contribution to the study of narrative

Articles on Narrative Fiction and Narrative Theory

  • "Gerald Prince and the Fascination of What Doesn't Happen." Narrative 22.3 (2014): 304-311.

  • "Fleshing out the Blend: The Representation of Counterfactuals in Alternate History in Print, Film, and Television Narratives." Blending and the Study of Narrative: Approaches and Applications. Eds. Ralf Schneider and Marcus Hartner. Narratologia: Contributions to Narrative Theory, Band 34. Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter, 2012. 121-145.

  • "The Ironies of Coincidence in Narrative Fiction." Irony Revisited: Spurensuche in der englischsprachigen Literatur. Festschrift für Wolfgang G. Müller. Eds. Thomas Honegger, Eva-Maria Orth and Sandra Schwabe. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2007. 83-97.

  • "Windows, Doorways and Portals in Narrative Fiction and Media." Magical Objects: Things and Beyond. Leipzig Explorations in Literature and Culture, Vol. 12. Eds. Elmar Schenkel and Stefan Welz. Berlin: Galda & Wilch, 2007. 181-198.

  • "Ontological Plotting: Narrative as a Multiplicity of Temporal Dimensions." The Dynamics of Narrative Form. Ed. John Pier. Narratologia, Vol. 4. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005. 159-189.

  • "Coincidence," "Counterfactual History," "Plot," "Plot Types." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory. Eds. David Herman, Manfred Jahn and Marie-Laure Ryan. London: Routledge, 2005. 71, 86, 435-439, 439-440.

  • "A Poetics of Coincidence in Narrative Fiction." Poetics Today 25.3 (2004): 399-436.

  • "The Coincidence Plot in Narrative Fiction." Anglistentag 2002 Bayreuth: Proceedings. Eds. Ewald Mengel, Hans-Jörg Schmid and Michael Steppat. Trier: WVT, 2003. 509-520.

  • "Die Dreidimensionalisierung des erzählten Raumes in Büchners Lenz." [The Three-Dimensionalization of Narrative Space in Büchner's Lenz.] Georg Büchner Jahrbuch 9 (1995-99). Eds. Burghard Dedner and Thomas Michael Mayer. Niemeyer: Tübingen, 2000. 263-280.

  • "Divergent Plot Patterns in Narrative Fiction from Sir Philip Sidney to Peter Ackroyd." Anglistentag 1999 Mainz: Proceedings. Eds. Bernhard Reitz and Sigrid Rieuwerts. Trier: WVT, 2000. 415-427.

  • "Virtuality in Narrative Fiction." diss.sense.

  • "Doorways to Anywhere vs. Repetitive Hierarchy: The Multiple-World Structure of C.S. Lewis’s Narnian Universe." Inklings-Jahrbuch für Literatur und Ästhetik 16 (1998): 138-163.

  • "Hypertextuality and Multiple World Construction in English and American Narrative Fiction." Bildschirmfiktionen: Interferenzen zwischen Literatur und neuen Medien. Ed. Julika Griem. Tübingen: Narr, 1998. 265-294.

  • "The Use of Visual Art as an Analogue in Teaching the Development of Narrative Form." Anglistik 7.1 (1996): 123-134.

  • "Der englische Roman des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts: Erzählformen, Plot, Figurendarstellung und Kultur." [The Nineteenth-Century English Novel: Form, Plot, Character and Culture.] Eine andere Geschichte der englischen Literatur: Epochen, Gattungen und Teilgebiete im Überblick. Ed. Ansgar Nünning. Trier: WVT, 1996. 151-170.

  • "Story and Character Patterning in Jane Austen’s Plots." Sprachkunst 26 (1995): 75‑ 104.

  • "Die Entwicklung von Theorien der Erzählstruktur und des Plot-Begriffs." [The Development of Theories of Narrative Structure and the Concept of Plot] Literaturwissenschaftliche Theorien, Methoden und Modelle. Ed. Ansgar Nünning. Trier: WVT, 1995. 51-68.

Articles on Television and Film

  • "Counter-Narratives of Empire: Revisioning History in Contemporary British Television." Orts-Wechsel: Reale, imaginierte und virtuelle Wissensräume. Eds. Ulrich Port und Martin Przybilski. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2013. 135-149.

  • "Narrating Multiculturalism in British Media: Voice and Cultural Identity in Television Documentary and Comedy." Analyzing World Fiction: New Horizons in Narrative Theory. Ed. Frederick Aldama. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011. 75-90.

  • "Invasion Narratives and the Cold War in the 1950s American Science-Fiction Film." Between Fear and Freedom: Cultural Representations of the Cold War. Ed. Kathleen Starck. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. 39-52.

  • "Sharing Media Spaces. The Kumars at No. 42". Ed. Stella Borg Barthet. Shared Waters: Soundings in Postcolonial Literatures. Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2009. 279-288.

  • "Hybrid Genres and Crosscultural Dialogues in Contemporary British Television Comedy: The Kumars at No 42 and Ali G." Medialised Britain. Eds. Jürgen Kamm and Bernd Lenz. Passau: Karl Stutz, 2006. 185-200.

  • "Interpreting the Aliens: Representations of American Society in Science-Fiction Movies of the 1950s." Rebels without a Cause? Renegotiating the American 1950s. Eds. Ann Marie Fallon and Gerd Hurm. Bern: Lang, 2007. 205-231.

  • "Marketing the British Situation Comedy: The Success of the BBC Brand on the British and Global Comedy Markets." Journal for the Study of British Cultures 10.2 (2004): 169-181. 

  • "Die Konstruktion alternativer Identitäten durch die Rekonstruktion der Vergangenheit in den populären amerikanischen Spielfilmgattungen Fantasy und Science Fiction." [The Construction of Alternative Identities through the Reconstruction of the Past in the Popular American Film Genres Fantasy and Science Fiction.] Massenmedien und Alterität. Eds. Markus Klaus Schäffauer and Joachim Michael. Frankfurt: Vervuert, 2004. 211-228.

  • "Representing British Politics, Media and Class in the early 1990s: David Hare’s play The Absence of War and the television drama House of Cards." ZAA 51.3 (2003): 296-312.

Articles on Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures

  • "Narrating the Postcolonial Metropolis in Anglophone African Fiction: Chris Abani's GraceLand and Phaswane Mpe's Welcome to Our Hillbrow." Journal of Postcolonial Writing. 48.1 (2012). 39-50. 

  • "The Many Voices of Things Fall Apart." Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 11.2 (2009): 176-179.

  • "Nadine Gordimer's The Pickup and the Desert Romance Tradition in Post/Colonial Anglophone Fiction." Current Writing 20.1 (2008): 69-88.

  • "Culture and Nature in The Heart of Redness." Ways of Writing: Critical Essays on Zakes Mda. Eds. David Bell and Johan Jacobs. Scottstown: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. 169-190.

  • "Crossing Borders in the Sand: The Desert and the Post/Colonial Romance in Anglophone Fiction." Forging the Local and the Global. Stellenbosch: Stellenbosch University/African Sun Media, 2006. 53-61.

  • "Post/Colonial Alterities and Global Hybridities in the Contemporary South African Novel: Zakes Mda’s The Heart of Redness and Phaswane Mpe’s Welcome to our Hillbrow." Postcolonialism South/Africa: AUETSA/SAVAL/SAACLALS Conference Proceedings 2004

  • "Edle Wilde im Roman der britischen Kolonialzeit und ihre intergalaktischen Pendants in der Science Fiction des 20. Jahrhunderts: Aphra Behns Oroonoko, Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe und Ursula K. Le Guins The Left Hand of Darkness." [Noble Savages in the British Colonial Novel and their Intergalactic Counterparts in Twentieth-Century Science Fiction.] Der Alteritätsdiskurs des Edlen Wilden: Exotismus, Anthropologie und Zivilisationskritik am Beispiel eines europäischen Topos. Eds. Monika Fludernik, Peter Haslinger and Stefan Kaufmann. Würzburg: Ergon, 2002. 193-213.

  • "Begegnungen auf beweglichen Grenzen: Darstellungen von Nationalität und Weiblichkeit im zeitgenössischen indo-anglischen bzw. anglo-indischen Roman." [Encounters on Moving Boundaries: Representations of Nationality and Femininity in the Contemporary Indo-Anglian and Anglo-Indian Novel.] Grenzgänger zwischen Kulturen.Ergebnisse der 1. Jahrestagung des Sonderforschungsbereichs 541 (Freiburg i.Br.). 16.-18. Februar 1998. Eds. Monika Fludernik and Hans-Joachim Gehrke. Würzburg: Ergon, 1999. 427-445.