Selected Publications

Books in Preparation


Has Multiculturalism Failed In Europe? Ed. Jude Antonyappan, Ute Brandes, Stephen Brockmann. (In preparation).

Anna Seghers in America  (working title).

Gender, Politics, and the Literary AvantGarde in Weimar Germany (working title).

Article in Preparation

The Shock of Returning--Anna Seghers in Berlin, 1947.

 

Books

Anna Seghers Werkausgabe. Das erzählerische Werk 1950-1957, II/4. Berlin, Aufbau-Verlag, 2009.

Anna Seghers Werkausgabe. Das erzählerische Werk 1958-1966, II/5. Berlin: Aufbau-Verlag, 2007.

Günter Grass. Berlin: Morgenbuchverlag Volker Spiess, 1998.

Anna Seghers. Berlin: Colloquium, 1992.

Zwischen Gestern und Morgen: Schriftstellerinnen der DDR aus amerikanischer Sicht. Berlin: Europäischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, 1992.

Zitat und Montage in der neueren DDR-Prosa. Frankfurt/M.: Lang, 1984.

Selected Articles:

"German Migrant Literature." In: Jude Antonyappan, Ute Brandes, Stephen Brockmann (eds.; under consideration)

"Anna Seghers, Die Kraft der Schwachen" in Literary Encyclopedia. London: The Literary Encyclopedia, 2011

"Anna Seghers' Politics of Affirmation." In Anna Seghers in Perspective. Ed. Ian Wallace. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998, 175–197.

"Between Utopia and Party Doctrine: Anna Seghers in the 1950s." In Gegenwartsbewältigung – Coming to Terms with the Present. Ed. Patricia Anne Simpson. Michigan German Studies 21 (1998), 139–149.

"Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg: Poetics, Politics, and Inspiration." In Women Writers in German-Speaking Countries. Ed. Elke Friederiksen. New York: Greenwood Press, 1998, pp. 171–179.

"Anna Maria von Schurman: Star of Utrecht." In Women Writers in German-Speaking Countries. Ed. Elke Friedreriksen. New York: Greenwood Press, 1998, pp. 442-450.

"Auf dem Weg zu Anna Seghers. Biographie als Annäherung." In Argonautenschiff 4 (1995), 267–271.

"Neugegründet, abgewickelt, aufgelöst: Ostberliner Verlage heute." In GDR-Bulletin 18 (Spring 1992), 57–64.

"Baroque Women Writers and the Public Sphere." In Women in German Yearbook 7. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1991, pp. 43–63.

"Utopie, Fortschrittsdenken und Retrogression im Amerikamotiv um 1800." In Akten des VIII. Internationalen Germanisten-Kongresses Tokyo 1990. Munich: iudicium, 1991, pp. 230–236.

"Escape to America: Social Reality and Utopian Schemes around 1800." In In the Shadow of Olympus. Ed. Kay Goodman. Albany: SUNY Press, 1991, pp. 157–171.

"Salons." In The Blackwell Companion to the Enlightenment. Oxford: Blackwell, 1991, pp. 471–472.

"Parody from Beyond: Plenzdorf's New Sufferings and the Eighteenth Century Parodies of Goethe's Werther." In The Age of Goethe Today. Munich: Fink, 1990, pp. 113–122.

"Utopia and Dystopia as Narrative Strategies in Christa Wolf's Störfall." In Studies in GDR Culture and Society, 9. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989, pp. 101–114.

"Quotation as Authentication: Christa Wolf's No Place on Earth." In Responses to Christa Wolf. Ed. Marilyn Sibley Fries. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1989, pp. 326–348.

"Studierstube - Dichterklub - Hofgesellschaft. Kreativität und kultureller Rahmen weiblicher Erzählkunst im Barock." In Frauen schreiben. Vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Bd. 1. Ed. Gisela Brinker-Gabler. Munich: Beck, 1988, pp. 222–247.

"Language and Culture: A Third-Year Course in Advanced Conversation and Style." Unterrichtspraxis, 19 (1986), 34–40.

"Towards Socialist Modernism: Ulrich Plenzdorf's kein runter kein fern." In Studies in GDR Culture and Society, 4. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1984, pp. 107-123.

"Werther's Children. The Experience of the Second Generation in Ulrich Plenzdorf's Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. and Volker Braun's Unvollendete Geschichte." The German Quarterly, 56 (1983), 608–623.