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Press release: Bal, A Mieke Bal Reader

jacket imageAlways inspiring, sometimes maddening, consummately controversial, Mieke Bal has provoked and engaged thinkers around the world since she arrived on the intellectual scene more than thirty years ago. And now, the sparks that fly off the pages of her most influential pieces have converged to make cerebral fireworks. Encompassing Bal’s wide-ranging work in fields from critical theory and visual studies to narratology and feminist Bible scholarship, A Mieke Bal Reader brings together the best of her powerful essays, capturing a dynamic mind in peak form. Read the press release.