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On knowingness : irony and queerness in the works of Byron, Heine, Fontane, and Wilde
(University of St Andrews, 2014-09) - Thesis
This thesis identifies strategies of queer/irony in the writings of Lord Byron, Heinrich Heine, Theodor Fontane, and Oscar Wilde. Key to the understanding of irony is Friedrich Schlegel's re-evaluation of the concept. The ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
The archive and the closet : same-sex desire and military service in Stefan Wolter’s autobiographical writing
(2016) - Journal article
This article analyses Stefan Wolter’s memoir of his service as a 'Bausoldat' in the 'Nationale Volksarmee': 'Hinterm Horizont allein – Der "Prinz" von Prora' (2005). I suggest the term ‘archival narrative’ to describe its ...
Tyranny and tragedy : paradigms of surveillance in Theodor Storm’s Aquis submersus and Carsten Curator
(2016-11-28) - Journal article
Theodor Storm’s Novellen Aquis submersus (1876) and Carsten Curator (1878) stand out from other nineteenth-century representations of surveillance because of their intensity. Surveillance dominates the relationships between ...
The biographical imagination in Moritz's Anton Reiser : a chronotopic reading
(2015-06) - Journal article
Narrative and the body in uniform : East German military masculinities in Claus Dobberke’s Ein Katzensprung and Jürgen Fuchs’s Fassonschnitt
(2015-01) - Journal article
This article explores the relationship between body and uniform as one of two competing narratives of masculinity. Literature and film depicting the Nationale Volksarmee of East Germany (NVA) present uniform's narrative ...
Honour and recognition in the German novel of banditry ca 1800
(2016-03) - Journal article
This article performs a reading informed by Honneth’s theory of recognition of the two best-known German novels of banditry of the 1790s, Johann Heinrich Zschokke’s Abaellino der große Bandit (1794) and Christian August ...
A phonotactic link between strong verbs and function words in English
(2014-10) - Journal article
The theme and poetic function of space in Theodor Fontane's works
(University of St Andrews, 2010-06) - Thesis
This thesis proposes a new view of space in Theodor Fontane’s writing as both a mode of literary expression and an object of literary inquiry: space serves a poetic function and is a thematic concern. The research draws ...
The emergence of post-hybrid identities : a comparative analysis of national identity formations in Germany’s contemporary hip-hop culture
(2016-06-25) - Thesis
This thesis examines how hip-hop has become a meaningful cultural movement for contemporary artists in Hamburg and in Oldenburg. The comparative analysis is guided by a three-dimensional theoretical framework that considers ...