Jessica Bundschuh

Academic Staff
Institute of Literary Studies
English Literatures and Cultures


+49 711 685-82992

Keplerstr. 17
70174 Stuttgart
Room: 4.027

Office Hours

Wednesdays,11.00 – 13.00

On the 19. & 26. February, 0.4. & 11. March 2020

By appointment

Jessica Bundschuh has a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and English Literature from the University of Houston and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Maryland. Before joining the English Literatures (EL) faculty at the Universität Stuttgart, initially as a Fulbright Lecturer in American Studies, she taught at a number of universities in the US.  Her research interests include comparative literature (American, British & Irish), contemporary poetics and performance, the history of the epic in English, and British Romanticism. Her current research project is on the politics of poetic form.

“Re-erecting Genre Distinctions?: The Sound Recordings of Paterson and The Rough  Field.Poem Unlimited: New Perspectives on Poetry & Genre. De Gruyter, 2019.

“Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, 1942: The Ekphrastic Poet’s Collective Diner.” Poetics  Today, vol. 39, no. 2, June 2018.

“Paul Celan’s Poetics: Thinking is Thanking — ‘Denken ist Danken’.” Columbia Review, Spring 2018.

“A Poet’s History of Fire.” South Carolina Voices: Poetry and Prose. Athenaeum Press, Coastal Carolina U, 2018.

“’Volcano Time’: Temporal Plurality in Anne Carson’s Autobiography in Red.”  Anglistentag 2015 Paderborn Proceedings, vol. 37. Trier, 2016, pp. 219-30.

 “What is as wrong as the uninstructed heart?” Inspired Poems: Inspirierte Gedichte, BabelMatrix: Babel Web Anthology. 2006.

“Juniper Berries” and “A Reader’s Habit.” Twenty: South Carolina Poetry Fellows, Hub City Writers Project, 2005.

Review of Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay.The Forum, Spring 2002.

“The River” & “The Postcard Before Me.” Antigonish Review, vol. 134, 2002.

“The Bees’ Passage.” The Paris Review, vol. 159, Fall 2001, pp. 107-20.

“January on the River Fils,” Instructions to a New Cook,” “Open Like a Vowel,” and “On Duty the Night Janitor.” Point: South Carolina’s Independent Newspaper, Summer 2001.

“The Routine of a Letter Writer.” Quarterly West, vol. 48, Spring/Summer 1999, p. 86.

“The Tsar’s Daughter.” The Paris Review, vol. 150, Summer 1999, pp. 172-3.

“Of Letters, Miss Millay.” The Paris Review. vol. 150, Summer 1999, pp. 173-4.

“Open Like a Vowel.” Route One, Spring 1996, p. 47.

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