GSLL faculty continually publish research in a variety of scholarly fields on an vast array of topics.

Monographs since 2004

Ruth von Bernuth. Wunder, Spott und Prophetie: Natürliche Narrheit in den “Historien von Claus Narren.” Tübingen: Niemeyer, 2009.

Eric Downing. After Images: Photography, Archaeology, and Psychoanalysis and the Tradition of Bildung. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2006.

Jonathan M. Hess. Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010.

Clayton Koelb. Kafka: A Guide for the Perplexed. London & New York: Continuum, 2010.

Clayton Koelb. The Revivifying Word: Literature, Philosophy, and the Theory of Life in Europe’s Romantic Age. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2008.

Richard Langston. Visions of Violence: German Avant-Gardes after Fascism. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2008.

Radislav Lapushin. “Dew on the Grass”: The Poetics of Inbetweenness in Chekhov.  Middlebury Studies in Russian Language and Literature. Vol. 32. New York: Peter Lang, 2010.

Irene Masing-Delic. Exotic Moscow under Western Eyes. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2009.

Sandra Lindemann Summers. Ogling ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013.

Gabriel Trop. Poetry as a Way of Life: Aesthetics and Askesis in the German Eighteenth Century. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2014.

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Edited Anthologies since 2004

Brian Boyd and Stanislav Shvabrin, eds. Verses and Versions: Three Centuries of Russian Poetry. Trans. Vladimir Nabokov. Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2008.

Eric Downing, Jonathan M. Hess, and Richard V. Benson, eds. Literary Studies and the Pursuits of Reading. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2012.

Jonathan M. Hess, Maurice Samuels, and Nadia Valman, eds. Nineteenth-Century Jewish Literature : A Reader. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013.

Clayton Koelb and Eric Downing, eds. German Literature of the Nineteenth Century, 1832-1899. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2005.

Irene Masing-Delic, ed. From Symbolism to Socialist Realism: A Reader. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2012.

Textbooks

David Antoniuk, Lee Forester, and Christina Wegel,  et al. Auf geht’s: Beginning German Language and Culture. Holland, MI: Live Oak Media, 2008-2014.

David Antoniuk, Lee Forester, and Christina Wegel,  et al. Weiter geht’s: Intermediate German Language and Culture. Holland, MI: Live Oak Media, 2008-2014.

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Select Articles & Book Chapters since 2012

Ruth von Bernuth

“Baron Jakob Paul von Gundling et le Collège du Tabac.” Savoir ludique: Pratiques de divertissement et émergence des institutions littéraires dans l’Europe moderne. Ed. Katja Gvozdeva and Alexandre Stroev. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2013. 177-204.

“Bettler, Monster und Zeichen Gottes: Behinderung in der Frühen Neuzeit,” Wege zur Kultur: Barrieren und Barrierefreiheit in Kultur- und Bildungseinrichtungen. Eds. Anja Tervooren and Jürgen Weber. Köln: Böhlau, 2012. 116-132.

“‘My love for rare books and fine bindings’: Die Jantz-Sammlung der Duke University Libraries.” Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum 142 (2013): 228-237. With Janice Hansen.

“Neros Missetaten: Ein neuer Textzeuge der Harburger Legenda aurea I aus der Sammlung Jantz.” Zeitschrift für deutsches Altertum. Forthcoming. With Janice Hansen.

“A Spectral Convert: ‘Paulus’ and ‘Elchanon Paulus’ of Prague in Leipzig and Beyond.” Jewish Culture and History 2013. Forthcoming.

“Zwischen Kreuzrittern und Sarrazenen: Der jüdische Held in Elia Levitas Bovo d’Antona,” Germanisch-Romanische Monatsschrift Beiheft 44 (2012): 411-432.

Irene Delic

“Black Blood, White Roses: Apocalypse and Redemption in Blok’s: Later Poetry.” Shapes of Apocalypse: Arts and Philosophy in Slavic Thought. Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2013. 134-153.

“Martin Edelweiss’s Quest for Glory, Guided by Prospero and Other Wizards.” Scando-Slavica, 60.1 (2014): 28-54.

“Nabokov’s Mary as Tragicomedy of Errors and Homage to Blok.” Slavic and East European Journal. 57.3 (2013): 424-449.

“Replication or Recreation? The Eurydice Motif in Nabokov’s Russian Ouevre.” Russian Literature. LXX-III (2012): 391-415.

“Wagner, Lang and Mythopoeic Muddle in Nabokov’s Pnin.” Slavic and East European Journal, 56.3 (2012): 394-415.

Eric Downing

“Divining Benjamin: Reading Fate, Graphology, Gambling.” MLN German Issue 126.3 (April 2011): 561-580.

“Magic Reading.” Literary Studies and the Pursuits of Reading. Ed. Eric Downing, Richard Benson, and Jonathan M. Hess. Rochester NY: Camden House, 2012. 189-215.

“Introduction.” Literary Studies and the Pursuits of Reading. Ed. Eric Downing, Richard Benson, and Jonathan M. Hess. Rochester NY: Camden House, 2012. 1-16. With Jonathan M. Hess and Richard V. Benson.

Jonathan Hess

“Carsten Niebuhr, Johann David Michaelis, and the Politics of Orientalist Scholarship in Late Eighteenth-Century Germany.” World Views and Local Encounters in Early Scientific Expeditions 1750-1850. Ed. Michael Harbsmeier. Copenhagen, 2013. Forthcoming.

“Lessing and German-Jewish Culture: A Reappraisal,” Lessing and the German Enlightenment. Ed. Ritchie Robertson. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2013. 179-204.

“Lesewut unter dem Volk des Buches? Reflexionen über die jüdische Unterhaltungskultur im 19. Jahrhundert.” Nicht nur Juden, nicht nur Bürger: Juden in der Populärkultur. Ed. Klaus Höhl. Innsbruck: Studienverlag, 2012. 21-43.

“Off to America and Back Again, Or Judah Touro and Other Products of the German-Jewish Imagination.” Jewish Social Studies 19.2 (Winter 2013):  1-23.

“Reading and the Writing of German-Jewish History.” Literary Studies and the Question of Reading.  Eds. Eric S. Downing, Jonathan M. Hess and Richard V. Benson. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2012. 105-129.

Richard Langston

“June 23, 1968: Alexander Kluge Egged in Berlin, Months Later Awarded Gold Lion in Venice.” A New History of German Cinema. Eds. Jennifer Kapczynski and Michael Richardson. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2012. 417-22.

“Landscapes of Ice, Snow and Wind: Alexander Kluge’s Aesthetics of Coldness.” Grey Room 53 (Fall 2013): 60-87. With Lutz Koepnick and Nora Alter.

“Palimpsests of ‘68: Theorizing Labor after Adorno.” The Long 1968: Revisions and New Perspectives. Eds. Daniel Sherman, Ruud van Dijk, Jasmine Alinder, and A. Aneesh. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. 49-72.

Radislav Lapushin

“The Poetry of Chekhov’s Prose.” Anton Chekhov’s Selected Stories. Ed. Cathy Popkin. New York: W. W. Norton, 2013. Forthcoming.

“‘Put yourself in the place of a corncrake…’”: Chekhov’s Poetics of Reconciliation.” Chekhov for the Twenty-First Century. Eds. Carol Apollonio and Angela Brintlinger. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2012, 197-210.

Priscilla Layne

“Lessons in Liberation: Fassbinder’s Whity at the Crossroads of Hollywood Melodrama and Blaxploitation.” Companion to German Cinema. Eds. Terri Ginsberg and Andrea Mensch. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2012. 260-286.

“Linguistic Rebellion in Feridun Zaimoglu’s Koppstoff.” Contemporary German Culture: Feridun Zaimoglu. Eds. Tom Cheesman and Karin E. Yesilada. Wales: University of Wales Press, 2012. 93-116. With Kristin Dickinson and Robin Ellis.

“One Like No Other? Blaxploitation in the Performance of Afro-German Rapper Lisi.” Journal for Popular Music 25.2 (2013): 198-221.

“‘Schrei Whity, Schrei’: Sadomasochismus und Dynamiken der Macht in Fassbinders Whity (1970).” Prekäre Obsession: Minoritäten bei Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Eds. Nicole Colin, Özkan Ezli, Franziska Schößler and Nike Thurn. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2012. 69-92.

“Unlikely Cousins: Inszenierungen von Blackness in deutschen HipHop- und antirassistischen Skinhead-Szenen.” They Say I’m Different: Populärmusik, Szenen und ihre AkteurInnen. Eds. Rosa Reitsamer and Wolfgang Fichna. Vienna: Löcker Verlag, 2011. 178-195.

Inga Pollmann

“Invisible Worlds, Visible.” Uexküll’s Umwelt, Film, and Film Theory.” Critical Inquiry 39.4 (Summer 2013): 777-816.

“Film as Medium and the German Aesthetic Tradition.” The German Quarterly 85.1 (Winter 2012): xvi-xviii.

“Zum Fühlen gezwungen: Mechanismus und Vitalismus in Hans Richters Neuerfindung des Kinos.”G: und Konsumkultur: “Neues Leben und Überfluss”; Spuren der Avantgarde im Alltag der 1920er und 1930er Jahre. Eds. Karin Fest, Sabrina Rahman, and Marie-Noëlle Yazdanpanah. Vienna and Berlin: Turia+Kant, 2013. Forthcoming.

Stanislav Shvabrin

“‘The Burden of Memory’: Mikhail Kuzmin as Catalogue Poet.” The Many Facets of Mikhail Kuzmin: A Miscellany / Кузмин многогранный: Сборник статей и материалов. Eds. Lada Panova and Sarah C. Pratt. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2011: 3-25.

“Nabokov and Heine.” Russian Literature LXXIV/3-4 (2013): 363-416.

“Vladimir Nabokov’s ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’: A Study in the Ethics and Effects of Literary Adaptation.” Comparative Literature 65.1 (2013): 101-22.

Gabriel Trop

“Aesthetic Askesis: Aesthetics as a Technology of the Self in the Philosophy of Alexander Baumgarten.” Das achtzehnte Jahrhundert 37.1 (Summer 2013): 56-73.

“Modal Revolutions: Friedrich Hölderlin and the Task of Poetry.” MLN 128.3 (April 2013): 580-610.

“Poetry and Morphology: Goethe’s ‘Parabase’ and the Intensification of the Morphological Gaze.” Monatshefte. 105.3 (Fall 2013): 389-406.

“The Vitality of Form: Hans Richter and the Training of the Soul.” G und Konsumkultur: Neues Leben und Überfluss. Spuren der Avantgarde im Alltag der 1920er und 1930er Jahre. Ed. Karin Fest, Sabrina Rahman, Marie-Noëlle Yazdanpanah. Vienna and Berlin: Turia+Kant, 2014. Forthcoming.

Ewa Wampuszyc

“Magical Realism in Olga Tokarczuk’s Primeval and Other Times and House of Day, House of Night.” East European Politics and Societies and Cultures. Spring 2014. Forthcoming.

“Normalizacja a odbudowa Warszawy w obiektywie Polskiej Kroniki Filmowej (1945-1956)” (Nie)przezroczytość normalności. Obrazy ładu, porządku w literaturze polskiej XX i XXI w. Ed. Hanna Gosk and Bożena Karwowska. Spring 2014. Forthcoming.

“Socialism, Synecdoche, and Tadeusz Konwicki’s Palace of Culture.” East European Politics and Societies and Cultures, 27.2 (May 2013): 224-239.

Translations since 2004

Georgy Ivanov. On the Border of Snow and Melt: Selected Poems of Georgy Ivanov. Eds. and Trans. Jerome Katsell and Stanislav Shvabrin. Santa Monica, CA: Perceval Press, 2011.

Alexander Kluge and Oskar Negt. History and Obstinacy. Ed. Devin Fore. Trans. Richard Langston et al. New York: Zone Books, 2014.

Mikhail Kuzmin. Selected Writings.  Eds. and Trans. Michael A. Green and Stanislav A. Shvabrin. Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, 2005.

Vladimír Macura. The Mystifications of a Nation : “The Potato Bug” and Other Essays on Czech Culture. Trans. Hana Pichova and and Craig Cravens. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010.

Heide Schlüpmann. The Uncanny Gaze: The Drama of Early German Cinema. Trans. Inga Pollmann. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

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