Seymour Chatman

Seymour Chatman (August 30, 1928 - November 4, 2015) was an American film and literary critic and professor emeritus of rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley.[1]

He is one of the most significant figures of American narratology (theory of narrative), being regarded as a prominent representative of its Structuralist or "classic" branch.

Published works

Chatman's work includes:[2]


  1. "Remembering Seymour Chatman, professor emeritus of rhetoric and film at UC Berkeley". Berkeleyside. 18 December 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  2. " Seymour Chatman: Books". Retrieved 2015-06-08.

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