Christine Isager
Christine Isager

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

  • Rhetorical criticism
  • Literary journalism (with a special interest in Gonzo journalism)
  • The representation of self in writing
  • Writing and writers as portrayed on film


Writing and Rhetorical Criticism. Rhetorical Innovation. 

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Fear and Loathing Worldwide [Paperback]: Gonzo Journalism Beyond Hunter S. Thompson

    Alexander, R. (ed.) & Isager, Christine (ed.), 23 Jan 2020, Paperback ed. New York: Bloomsbury Academic. 352 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Velkomst og afstandtagen: Ethos, humor og retoriske manøvrer når ordet gives videre

    Hansen, J. B., Isager, Christine & Rønlev, R., 2018, In : Rhetorica Scandinavica - Tidsskrift for skandinavisk retorikforskning. 2017, 76, p. 22-58 37 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Loathing in Southern Denmark: Gonzo Ethos in a Showdown with Tabloid Journalism

    Isager, Christine, 26 Jul 2018, Fear and Loathing Worldwide: Gonzo Journalism beyond Hunter S. Thompson. Alexander, R. & Isager, C. (eds.). New York: Bloomsbury Academic, p. 111-122 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    A Poor Show of Knowing: The Horror and Comedy of Unsuccessful Writers on Film

    Isager, Christine, 2016, Rhetoric, Knowledge and the Public Sphere . Kampka, A. & Molek-Kozakowska, K. (eds.). Frankfurt: Peter Lang, p. 43-55 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Playful Imitation at Work: The Formation of a Danish "Gonzo Thingummy"

    Isager, Christine, May 2016, In : Literary Journalism Studies. 8, 1, p. 78-96 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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