Katja Kanzler - Biography

Contributed: Narrative Politics in Contemporary TV Legal Drama: The Good Wife and Damages


Katja Kanzler is Professor of North American Literature at the Technical University of Dresden. Among other things, she has published on genres of popular culture and their cultural work, and on narrative constructions of space in different textual and cultural contexts. Her current project—which is part of the joint research initiative by American Studies Leipzig and Dresden, Selbst-Bewusste Erzählungen—explores how and to what discursive effects legal fictions cast the law as narrative.