Englisch Literatures and Cultures


Current research projects and publications by the English Literatures and Cultures department.

Aktuelle Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Cognitive Literary Studies
  • Literature and Empathy
  • Early Modern Studies
  • British drama, esp. Shakespeare
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Australian Studies
  • Literature and Science
  • Modernism
  • Victorian Studies
  • Performance Poetics
  • Contemporary Irish Literature & Culture
  • Brexit and Academia
  • Violence, Literature and Trauma
  • Visual Culture

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Laufende Projekte

In arbeit

Habilitationen und Promotionen

Laufende Promotionen und Habilitationen

  • Nina Engelhardt, Literature and Tolerance (AT)
  • Andrea Talmann, Spaces of Empathy Transmission in Gothic Fiction (AT)
  • Daniel Schäuffele, Empty Spaces in Modernist Short Fiction: A Cognitive Approach (AT)
  • Natalie Veith, Neo Victorian Comic Books and the Politics of Representation

Abgeschlossene Promotionen

  • Dorothee Klein, The Poetics and Politics of Relationality in Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Fiction

Aktuelle Publikationen


Baumbach, Sibylle, and Birgit Neumann, eds. New Approaches to the 21st-Century Anglophone Novel. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.


Engelhardt, Nina and Julia Hoydis, eds. Representations of Science in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Human and Temporal Connectivities. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.




Engelhardt, Nina. Modernism, Fiction and Mathematics. Edinburgh University Press, 2018.


Baumbach, Sibylle, and Pascal Nicklas. "Adaptation and Perception". In: Adaptation, vol. 11, no. 2. Oxford University Press, August 2018.


Isekenmeier, Guido, and Gerd Bayer (eds). Recollecting John Fowles / Wiedererinnerungen an John Fowles. LIT Verlag, 2018.


Rodoreda, Geoff. The Mabo Turn in Australian Fiction. Peter Lang, 2018.

Alvie Egan Award


Scholz, Susanne, and Martin Windisch (eds). Zeit-Sprünge: Wirkungsmacht und Aktualität frühneuzeitlicher Denkmuster. Vittorio Klostermann, 2018.




Baumbach, Sibylle, Ralf Haekel, and Felix Sprang. "Cognitive Literary Studies". In: Journal of Literary Theory, vol. 11, no. 2. De Gruyter, 2017.


Engelhardt, Nina and Julia Hoydis, eds. “Doing Science: Texts, Patterns, Practices”. In: Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 42.3 (2017).


Baumbach, Sibylle, and Lena Henningsen, and Klaus Oschema (eds). The Fascination with Unknown Time. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.


Bodola, Ronja, and Guido Isekenmeier (eds). Literary Visualties. Visual Descriptions, Readerly Visualisations, Textual Visibilities. De Gruyter, 2017.


Current Calls for Papers

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