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Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and Eastern Michigan University’s decision to close campus facilities, the production of JNT may be delayed. If you are waiting to receive digital or mailed copies of JNT, these services will be temporally unavailable. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please reach out if you have questions or concerns at jnt@emich.edu.

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michigan University. JNT continues to follow the high standards set during its first four decades of publication; the newly focused JNT showcases theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative in a host of critical, interdisciplinary, or cross-cultural contexts. Of particular interest are history and narrative; cultural studies and popular culture; discourses of class, gender, sexuality, race, nationality, subalternity, and ethnicity; film theory, queer theory, and media studies; new historical, poststructural, or global approaches to narrative forms (literary or otherwise); along with essays that span or subvert epistemic and disciplinary boundaries. JNT is multi-genre, multi-period, multi-national.

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