Dissertations

Friedrich Hölderlin, “Über die verschiedenen Arten zu dichten” (Württembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart)
Friedrich Hölderlin, “Über die verschiedenen Arten zu dichten” (Württembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart)

Dissertations are arranged by year, according to defense date.

2021

“The Pulse of Prosody: Versification and Antiquity in the Age of Weimar Classicism”
Simon Friedland
June, 2021

"The Learning-Piece, from the Weimar Republic to the Postwar Era: A Critical-Historical Reassessment"
Noah Zeldin
April, 2021

 

2020

"Classical Music on Screen: Affect and Ambivalence in Nazi Film"
Emily Dreyfus
July, 2020

"The Gift of Metamorphosis: Goethe's Poetic Science of Form"
Daniel Carranza
June, 2020

"Censorship, Secrets, Correspondences, and Freedom: The Literary Public in the Viennese Biedermeier"
Tamara Kamatovic
May, 2020

2019

"Fragile Räume: Eingriffe in den Mythos des Zuhauses (1905 - 1936)"
Mirjam Berg
December, 2019

"Reading with Belief: Literary Romance in Goethe, Shakespeare, and Hitchcock"
Ethan Chesney Blass
November, 2019

"Reading Recognition: The Poetics of Poetic Realism"
Jessica Resvick
June, 2019

"Trials by Water: Law, Sacrifice and Submergence in German Realism"
Alexander Sorenson
April, 2019
 

2018

"Irreversible: Kleist, Kafka, and the Present's Past"
Matthew Jake Fraser
July, 2018

 

"Theater against the Turn: Acting Dialectics at Frank Castorf's Volksbühne"
Amy Carolyn Stebbins
October, 2018

 

"A Philosophy to Live By: Goethe's Art of Living in the Spirit of the Ancients"
Georginna Anne Hinnebusch
October, 2018

 

"Tradition, Transmission, Translation: Narrative Frames in Nineteenth-Century German Novellas"
Maeve Catherine Hooper
November, 2018