Ulrike Rainer

Associate Professor Emerita

Ulrike Rainer still divides her time between Hanover and Berlin. She is carrying on with her blog in the online magazine schwarz-auf-weiß, attempting to explain the more unusual aspects of American politics and society to a large and loyal following of readers.

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Education: 
B.A. Yale University
M.A. Yale University
Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected publications

“Daughter” in The Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature, Eigler, F and S Kord (eds.), (1997).

“Leporin, Dorothea: Gründliche Untersuchung der Ursachen, die das weibliche Geschlecht vom Studiren abhalten (1742) in The Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature, Eigler, F and S Kord (eds.), (1997).

“Maysenbug, Amalie Malvida Wilhelmina Tamina von (1816-1903)” in The Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature, Eigler, F and S Kord (eds.), (1997).

“Musical Theater/Opera” in The Feminist Encyclopedia of German Literature, Eigler, F and S Kord (eds.), (1997)

“Die Betrogenen: die österreichische Nachkriegsgeneration im Werk Elfriede Jelineks,” in Österreich in amerikanischer Sicht: Das Österreichbild im amerikanischen Schulunterricht, (1995)

Works in progress

Mother Tongue, Beloved Traitor: German Poets of the Holocaust and After

“Poetry after Auschwitz: Yes and No”

“Ingeborg Bachmann’s Der Fall Franza

Morbus Kitahara: Christoph Ransmayr’s ‘Ring”

“Christine Lavant: New Perspectives”