Raphaël Baroni

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1970 –

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Who is Raphaël Baroni?

Raphaël Baroni, born October 17, 1970, is a Swiss narratologist. He is Associate Professor at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

After graduating at the University of Lausanne, Baroni spent a year, in 1997/1998, lecturing at the University of Michigan. Between 1998 and 2002, he collaborated with sociologist Prof. André Petitat at the University of Lausanne on a research financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation consisting in analyzing fairy tales in an interactionist perspective. Later, he received a fellowship from the SNF to finish writing his PhD in the field of narrative theory at the Research Center on Arts and Language. His thesis, co-directed by Prof. André Petitat and Prof. Jean-Michel Adam, was successfully defended in June 2005 at the University of Lausanne, it received the Prize of the Faculty in 2006 and was later published, with a foreword of Jean-Marie Schaeffer, in the collection “Poétique” directed by Gérard Genette. The book is dealing with poetics of the plot, mainly focusing on its dynamic aspects: narrative tension, suspense, curiosity and surprise.

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Oct 17, 1970
  • University of Lausanne

on July 23, 2013


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