Stephan Freissmann studied General and Comparative Literary Studies, Sociology, and Visual Arts and Media Studies at Konstanz University (Germany) and at York University, Toronto (Canada). He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen (Germany), working on a dissertation that deals with the representation, transformation, and construction of cognition in contemporary English and American fiction. Among his other research interests are North American postmodern writing and the interaction of narration with culture and knowledge. His article on identity formation in Richard Powers’ Galatea 2.2 is forthcoming in 2008.
Essays in Partial Answers
A Tale of Autistic Experience : Knowing, Living, Telling in Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Volume 6, Number 2, May 2008
Narrative as a Way of Thinking