Key areas of research

Klaus-Peter Speidel is Lise Meitner Postdoc and head of the FWF research project “Towards an experimental narratology of the image”. In his thesis “Narration visuelle et récit iconique” (Philosophy Department, Paris IV Sorbonne) he tried to show how single pictures can tell full-blown stories.

Key areas of research

Narratology & Pictorial narrative
Representation of time & causality and time of perception of still images
Image theory

Areas of interest

Transmedia narratology
Image perception
Reception aesthetics
Picture semiotics
G. E. Lessing
Style in pictures
Digital Humanities

Former areas of research

Non-Linear Thinking
Brevity and discontinuity in philosophical and literary texts


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