Merja Polvinen

Project Narrative Visiting Scholar
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Merja Polvinen is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki, Finland. Her dissertation Reading the Texture of Reality: Chaos Theory, Literature and the Humanist Perspective came out in 2008, and she has published articles on literature, science and interdisciplinarity in e.g. The European Journal of English Studies and New Formations. She is also editor (with Harri Veivo and Bo Pettersson) of Cognition and Literary Interpretation in Practice (2005). She is a visiting scholar at OSU Project Narrative Feb-Apr 2012 working on her current research on metafiction, cognition and the experience of literature.

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