Selected Publications

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Bruce Duncan

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“E.T.A. Hoffmann and Schwester Monika: A Stylometric Analysis,” with J. Daniel Kim and Joel Levine. Mitteilungen der E.T.A. Hoffmann-Gesellschaft, 19 (2011): 113-124.

Goethe’s Werther and the Critics. (Rochester: Camden House, 2005).

“Sturm und Drang Passions and Eighteenth Century Psychology,” in The Camden House History of German Literature, Vol. 6: Sturm und Drang, ed. David D. Hill (Columbia, SC: Camden House, 2002) pp. 46-68.

“Remembering Schiller: The Centenary of 1859,” Seminar 35 (1999): 1-22.

"Lovers, Parricides and Highwaymen”: Aspects of Sturm und Drang Drama. (Columbia, SC: Camden House, 1999).

Ludwig Achim von Arnim’s Novellas of 1812: Isabella of Egypt; Melück Maria Blainville; The Three Loving Sisters and the Lucky Dyer; and Angelika the Genoese and Cosmus the Tightrope-Walker [translation] (Lewiston: Mellen, 1997). Pp. 203 + xi.

“‘Doch ein Begriff muß bei dem Worte sein:’ Teaching Literature with an Electronically-Annotated Text.” With Otmar Foelsche. Die Unterrichtspraxis, 28 (1995): 46-51.

“Some Common Themes in Sturm und Drang Reception,” in Momentum Dramaticum. Aufsätze zu Ehren von Eckehard Catholy, ed. Linda Dietrick and David G. John (Waterloo, Ontario: Univ. of Waterloo Press, 1990): 149-160.

Luise Adelgunde Gottsched, The Witling (= Der Witzling), translated together with selected letters. In Bitter Healing: German Women Authors, 1700-1830, ed. Jeannine Blackwell and Susanne Zantop (Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1990), pp. 79-117.

“Werke von und über Achim von Arnim seit Volker Hoffmanns ‘Die Arnim-Forschung 1945-1972’,” in Neue Tendenzen der Arnim-Forschung, ed. Roswitha Burwick and Bernd Fischer (Bern: Lang, 1990): 289-307.

“Werther’s Reflections on the Tenth of May,” Exile and Enlightenment. Studies in Honor of Guy Stern (Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1987): 1-10.

“CALL for the Macintosh,” CALICO Journal, 3, (1985): 11-15. With Robert Blake.

“‘An Worte läßt sich trefflich glauben.’ Die Sprache der Luise Millerin,” in Friedrich Schiller. Kunst, Humanität und Politik in der späten Aufklärung, ed. Wolfgang Wittkowski (Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 1982): 26-32.

“‘Emilia Galotti lag auf dem Tisch aufgeschlagen:’ Werther as (Mis-)Reader,” Goethe Yearbook, 1 (1982): 40-49.

Die Versöhnung in der Sommerfrische. Eine ungedruckte Erzählung Achim von Arnims,” Aurora, 40 (1980): 100-146.

“Fate and Coincidence in Arnim’s Seltsames Begegnen und Wiedersehen,” Seminar, 15 (1979): 181-189.

“The Implied Reader in Lessing’s Theory of Comedy,” Lessing Yearbook, 10 (1978): 35-45.

“‘Ich Pflanze!’ Gerstenberg’s Ugolino and the Mid-Life Crisis,” Germanic Review, 53 (1978): 13-19.

“The Comic Structure of Lenz’s Soldaten,” Modern Language Notes (German Issue, 1976): 515-523.

“An Experimental Course in German,” Schatzkammer, 2 (1976): 9-17.

“Some Correspondences between Arnim’s Majoratsherren  and Fichte’s Concept of the Ich,” Monatshefte, 68 (1976): 51-59.

“A ‘Cool Medium’ as Social Corrective: J. M. R. Lenz’s Concept of Comedy,” Colloquia Germanica, (1975): 47-60.

German for Fun and Prophet, Hanover: Kiewit, 1974. An experimental text for beginning German, supplemented by tapes and computer drills. Pp. 168.

“The Marchese’s Story in Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre,” Seminar, 8 (October, 1972): 169-180.

“Hand, Heart, and Language in Minna von Barnhelm,” Seminar, 8 (March, 1972): 15-31.

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Veronika Fuechtner

A Global History of Sexual Science 1880-1960, co-edited with Douglas E. Haynes and Ryan Jones, with essays by the editors and Sanjam Ahluwalia, Chiara Beccalossi, Pablo Ben, Shrikant Botre (with Haynes), Kate Fisher and Jana Funke, Rainer Herrn, Rebecca Hodes, Rachel Hsu, Ralph Leck, Kirsten Leng, Kurt MacMillan, Mark McLelland, Ishita Pande, Michiko Suzuki, Robert Deam Tobin, Angie Willey. With an Afterword by Howard Chiang (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017).

Imagining Germany Imagining Asia: Essays in Asian-German Studies, co-edited with Mary Rhiel, with essays by the editors and Sai Bhatawadekar, Petra Fachinger, Randall Halle, David Kim, Hoi-eun Kim, Perry Myers, Kamakshi Murti, Qinna Shen, Quinn Slobodian, and Chunjie Zhang (Rochester: Camden House, October 2013).

Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond (University of California Press, 2011).

“From Asian German Studies to Global German Studies?” Special forum on Asian German Studies forthcoming in The German Quarterly 93/2 (2020).

“Sylvio Back’s Lost Zweig  (2002) und die transnationale Ästhetik von Exil und Faschismus.” Montage AV 28/1 (May 2019): 55-68.

“Agnes Smedley between Berlin, Bombay and Beijing: Sexology, Communism and National Independence” In Towards a Global History of Sexual Science 1880-1960, edited by Veronika Fuechtner, Douglas E. Haynes and Ryan Jones, 398-421. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017.

“Lisa Fittko’s Passage to Cuba.” In: Burcu Dogramaci, Elizabeth Otto, eds. Passagen des Exils/Exile Passages (Jahrbuch für Exilforschung 35), 126-140. Munich: edition text + kritik 10/ 2017.

“Springtime for Hitler Every Year: Dani Levy’s Hitler comedy My Führer (2007).” In No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality and Ethnicity, edited by David Bindman and Angela Rosenthal, 294-314.  Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 2015.

“Die erträumte Stadt in G.W. Pabsts Geheimnisse einer Seele.” In Metropolenzauber – Sexuelle Moderne und Urbaner Wahn, edited by Gabriele Dietze and Dorothea Dornhof, 345-366, Böhlau: Köln, 2014.

“Indians, Jews and Sex: Magnus Hirschfeld and Indian Sexology.” In Imagining Germany Imagining Asia: Essays in Asian-German Studies, edited by Veronika Fuechtner and Mary Rhiel, 111-130. Rochester: Camden House, 2013.

“Moses in Palästina: Heine, Freud, Zweig.” In Heinrich Heine und Sigmund Freud, edited by Sigrid Weigel, 165-184. Berlin: Kadmos Verlag, 2010.

“The International Project of National(ist) Film: Franz Osten in India.” In The Many Faces of Weimar German Cinema, edited by Christian Rogowski, 167-181. Rochester: Camden House, 2010.

“From ultradoitsh to siegfriedisch: The Problem of a Multicultural Literature in Zé do Rock’s Orthographies.” In Gegenwartsliteratur. Interpretationen. Kritiken. Interventionen, edited by Marc Rectanus, 193-208, Bielefeld: Aisthesis Verlag, 2008.

“Arzt und Dichter: Alfred Döblin’s medical, psychiatric and psychoanalytical work.” In Camden House Companion to Alfred Döblin, edited by Roland Dollinger and Wulf Köpke, 111-139. Rochester: Camden House, 2004.

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Gerd Gemünden

Continental Strangers: German Exiles in Hollywood, 1933-1951 (2014)

A Foreign Affair: Billy Wilder's American Films (2008)

“Hollywood in Altona: Minority Cinema and the Transnational Imagination,” in German Pop Culture , A Mueller (ed.) (2004) 180-190.

Germans and Indians: Fantasies, Encounters, Projections , edited with C Calloway and S Zantop, (2002).

Framed Visions: Popular Culture, Americanization, and the Contemporary German and Austrian Imagination , (1998).

Die hermeneutische Wende: Disziplin und Sprachlosigkeit nach 1800, (1990).

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Irene Kacandes

Irene Kacandes

“Beauty on My Mind: Reading Literature in an Age of Cultural Studies,” The Aesthetics of Cultural Studies, M Bérubé (ed.), (2005) 156-174.

“Toujours/Encore la Shoah?” in Europe et mémoire: une liaison dangereuse?, P Carrard (trans.), (2005) 19-39.

Teaching the Representation of the Holocaust, edited with M Hirsch, (2004).

Talk Fiction: Literature and the Talk Explosion , (Frontiers of Narrative Series), (2001).

A User’s Guide to German Cultural Studies , edited with S Denham and J Petropoulos, (1997).

Let's Talk about Death, with Steve Gordon (2015)

"Experimental Life Writing" in Routledge Encyclopedia of Experimental Literature.  Eds. Joe Bray, Alison Gibson, Brian McHale.  London: Routledge, 2012.  380-312.

"Displacement, Trauma, Language, Identity." in Women Writers at the Crossroads of Language.  Eds. Valérie Cossy et al. Geneva: MetisPresses, 2009. 213-228.

Daddy's War:  Greek American Stories: A Paramemoir.  Lincoln:  U of Nebraska P, 2009.  Paperback edition 2012.

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Yuliya Komska

Yuliya Komska, Michelle Moyd, and David Gramling, Linguistic Disobedience: Restoring Power to Civic Language (Palgrave Pivot, 2018).

Yuliya Komska and Irene Kacandes, eds. Eastern Europe Unmapped: Beyond Borders and Peripheries. New York: Berghahn Books, 2017.

Yuliya Komska. The Icon Curtain: The Cold War's Quiet Border. Chicago: Chicago UP, 2015

Yuliya Komska, “Trade Publisher Archives: Repositories of Monolingualism? Houghton Mifflin and the Rejected Refugee Manuscripts in the Age of Total War,” special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies (Fall 2017): 275-296.

Yuliya Komska. “Surveillance and the Senses in a Documentary Portrait of Radio Free Europe,” in Secret Police Files from the Eastern Bloc: Between Surveillance and Life Writing, ed. Alison Lewis, Corina Petrescu, and Valentina Glajar, 201-228. New York: Camden House, 2016.

Yuliya Komska. “The Blurred Object of Communist Nostalgia: The Case of Radio Free Europe,” Twentieth Century Communism 11 (Fall 2016): 159-173.

Yuliya Komska. “Sight Radio: Radio Free Europe on Screen, 1951-1965.” In Voices of Freedom—Western Interference? 60 Years of Radio Free Europe in Munich and Prague. Ed. Anna Bischof and Zuzanna Jürgens. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015.

Yuliya Komska. “Theater at the Iron Curtain.” German Studies Review 37:1 (Winter 2014). 87-108.

Yuliya Komska. “Introduction. West Germany’s Cold War Radio: A Crucible of the Transatlantic Century.” Special issue of German Politics and Society 32:1 (Spring 2014). 1-14.

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Petra S. McGillen

Petra S. McGillen

The Fontane Workshop: Manufacturing Realism in the Industrial Age of Print. New Directions in German Studies; 26. New York; London: Bloomsbury Academic, July 2019.

"The Business of Criticism: Theodor Fontane and Wilhelm Hertz's Media Campaign for Vor dem Sturm." Market Strategies and German Literature in the Long Nineteenth Century. Ed. Vance Byrd and Ervin Malakaj. Interdisciplinary German Studies. Berlin: de Gruyter, January 2020 (in press), 282–311.

“Ein kreativer Apparat. Die Mediengeschichte von Theodor Fontanes Bibliotheksnetz und Lektürepraktiken.” Fontane Blätter 103 (2017): 100–123. [Invited Translation of “A Creative Machine,” see below.]

“The Romantic Editor as Modern Media Practitioner: The Poetics of Reading in Ludwig Tieck’s Minnelieder Anthology.” German Life and Letters, Special Issue: Das Erblühen der Blumenlesen. German Anthologies, 1700–1850, eds. Nora Ramtke and Seán M. Williams, German Life and Letters 70.1 (2017): 57–78 (peer-reviewed). DOI 10.1111/glal.12139

“Wit, Bookishness, and the Epistemic Impact of Note-Taking: Lichtenberg’s Sudelbücher as Intellectual Tools,” Deutsche Vierteljahrsschrift für Literaturwissenschaft und Geistesgeschichte 90.4 (2016): 501–528 (peer-reviewed). DOI 10.1007/s41245-016-0025-8

"Andauernder Effekt: Medienkonkurrenz und Rhetorik in Heinrich Heines Napoleon-Schriften." Zwischen Gattungsdisziplin und Gesamtkunstwerk. Intermedialität 1815 – 1848. Eds. Stefan Keppler-Tasaki, Wolf G. Schmidt. Berlin: de Gruyter 2015, 203-222 (peer-reviewed). DOI 10.1515/9783110404128.203

"Kompilieren.” Historisches Wörterbuch des Mediengebrauchs. Eds. Heiko Christians, Matthias Bickenbach, and Nikolaus Wegmann. Köln: Böhlau 2014, 352–368.

"A Creative Machine: The Media History of Theodor Fontane’s Library Network and Reading Practices." The Germanic Review 87.1 (2012): 72–90 (peer-reviewed). DOI 10.1080/00168890.2012.654440

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Klaus Mladek

Klaus Mladek

Whatever Happened to Justice for All? (Los Angeles Review of Books, 1/11/18)

Why justice is more important than the rule of law (The Conversation, 12/19/17)

Reclaiming the Populist Moment (Alternet, 10/9/17)

Merkel Won, So Why Aren't Germans Celebrating? (Cognoscenti, 9/27/17)

Gorsuch and the Crisis of Poetic Justice (The Huffington Post, 5/5/17)

“Twelve Theses on Populism,” Gespenster des Wissens, eds. Ute Holl, Claus Pias & Burkhardt Wolf (Zurich: Diaphanes, 2017), 261-270. 

“Natural History: Towards a Politics of Crisis” (with G. Edmondson), in Sovereignty in Ruins: A Politics of Crisis, eds. George Edmondson & Klaus Mladek (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2017), 30-68.

“Introduction: Sovereignty Crises” (with G. Edmondson), in Sovereignty in Ruins: A Politics of Crisis, eds. George Edmondson & Klaus Mladek (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2017), 9-27.

“Folter und Scham: Anmerkungen zu Guntánamo und Abu Ghraib,” Wahrheit und Gewalt: Der Diskurs der Folter in Europa und den USA, ed. Thomas Weitin (Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2010), 243-266.

“A Politics of Melancholia” (with George Edmondson), A Leftist Ontology, ed. Carsten Strathausen (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009), 208-233.

Introduction to Police Forces: A Cultural History of an Institution, ed. Klaus Mladek (New York: Palgrave, 2007), 1-9.

“Exception Rules: Contemporary Political Theory and the Police,” Police Forces: A Cultural History of an Institution, ed. Klaus Mladek (New York: Palgrave, 2007), 221-265.

"Dikastomania : Die Amerikanische Entscheidung," in Urteilen und Entscheiden, Cornelia Vismann and Thomas Weitin (eds.), (2006), 186-203

“Der Widerstand der Dinge und die Macht der Unvernunft. Hegels ‘Spekulativer Positivismus,’” in Umwege des Lesens: Aus dem Labor Philologischer Neugierde, C Hoffmann and C Welsh (eds.), (2006) 141-159.

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Ulrike Rainer

“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)

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Ellis Shookman

Ed., Eighteenth-Century German Prose (Continuum 1992).

Ed., The Faces of Physiognomy: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Johann Caspar Lavater  (Camden House, 1993).

Noble Lies, Slant Truths, Necessary Angels: Aspects of Fictionality in the Novels of Christoph Martin Wieland (University of North Carolina Press, 1997).

Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice : A Novella and Its Critics (Camden House, 2003).

Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice : A Reference Guide (Greenwood, 2004).

“Lüneburg Leatherstocking: Arno Schmidt and James Fenimore Cooper.” In Traditions of Experiment from the Enlightenment to the Present: Essays in Honor of Peter Demetz, edited by Nancy Kaiser and David Wellbery, 249-74. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992.

The Magic Mountain: A ‘Humoristic Counterpart’ to Death in Venice.” In Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain: A Casebook, edited by Hans Rudolf Vaget, 219-44. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

“Personal Classicism: Greek and Roman Antiquity in Wieland’s Correspondence.” In Weimar Classicism: Studies in Goethe, Schiller, Forster, Berlepsch, Wieland, Herder, and Steiner, edited by David Gallagher, 99-122. Lewiston, New York: Mellen, 2011

“Barthes’s Semiological Myth of Brecht’s Epic Theater.” Monatshefte 81.4 (1989): 459-75.

“Making History in Hans Fallada’s Bauern, Bonzen und Bomben: Schleswig-Holstein, Nazism, and the Landvolkbewegung.German Studies Review 13.3 (1990): 461-80.

“Smiley lächelt: John le Carré and German Literature.” Oxford German Studies 25 (1996): 135-64.

“Goethe’s Baccalaureus and the Concept of Romantic Irony in Faust.” European Romantic Review 20.4 (2009): 491-511.

“The Role of References to German Literature in Longfellow’s Hyperion.” ANGERMION 2 (2009): 111-26.

“Lays of the Land: Germany in Longfellow’s Poems of Places.” ANGERMION 3 (2010): 97-115.

“Attitudes To North America in Wieland’s Teutscher Merkur.” Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies 34.1 (2011): 81-100.

“Brook Farm and Beyond: German Thought and Literature in The Harbinger, 1845-1849.” German Studies Review 34.3 (2011): 373-94.

“Hermann von Pückler-Muskau.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. 133, Nineteenth Century German Writers to 1840, edited by James Hardin and Siegfried Mews, 233-42. Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.

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