Mari-Ann Berg, Ph D, is an Associate Professor at the School of
Education and Communication, Jonkoping University,
She studied Scandinavian Languages, Comparative Literature and English for her M.A. at the University of of Gothenburg. She received her teacher's degree in Swedish and English from this university and later on a Ph.D. in English. She has also studied art history, Italian and French. Berg is interested in teaching and started her carreer as an upper secondary school teacher. She has an M Ed (ELT) from The University of Sheffield. Berg is interested in stylistics and cognitive poetics.
Berg, Mari-Ann. Aspects of Time, Ageing and Old Age in the Novels of Patrick White, 1939-1979. Acta Gothoburgensis: Gothenburg Studies in English 53, Göteborg: 1983.
Berg, Mari-Ann. "Toward Creative Understanding: Bakhtin and the Study of Old Age in Literature." Journal of Aging Studies , Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 1996, pp. 15-26.
Berg, Mari-Ann. "Exploring the Mind: Self, Other and Social Context in Nadine Gordimer's 'An Image of Success'. English in Africa Volume 29, Number 1, May 2002, pp. 55-72. Berg, Mari-Ann. "The Monologic Self as First Person Narrator: Nadine Gordimer's 'Good Climate, Friendly Inhabitants' ". Journal of Literary Semantics 38, 2009, pp. 39-52.