Mieke Bal is Academy Professor of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
'The book is an excellent introduction to narratology. It is clearly and concisely written, and it explains the categories of narratology in a straightforward fashion.' -- Lawrence R. Schehr, SubStance 'The clarity of the exposition and the open, unobtrusive acknowledgment of sources in the text will encourage students to read important related works of theory with the benefit of an already established and solidly constructed frame of reference.' -- Joan Dargan, Nineteenth-Century French Studies 'Narratology, Second Edition, is a rich, highly instructive and eminently readable text which preserves the achievements of the first edition while adding many new valuable dimensions and perspectives.' -- Uri Margolin, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature