Telephone: +44(0)29 2087 6246
Fax: +44(0)29 2087 4946
Location: Room 1.45, 65-68 Park Place
Office hours: Monday & Tuesday, 12:00 - 13:00
I welcome all students of German in my classes. I teach various subjects in the field of German.
My primary research interests lie in modern German literature,- literary studies, comparative literature and linguistics and translation studies. I am a member of the research unit: languages & Cultures, Ideologies.
My recent publications are about German literature and epochs: one essay about Franz Werfel in 2005, one about Siegfried Lenz: German Lesson in September 2006 following an essay about the author in winter 2006, and one about German Exile literature written in collaboration with Professor Knapp of the University Utah. You can view these articles online under http://www.litencyc.com.
A book with the title: Gerhart Hauptmann and his Historical Plays. Aesthetic character construction and its relationship to history. Aachen: Shaker, 2008.
One essay with the title: Gerhart Hauptmann’s Hamlet ‘translation’ in: Anglistica Pisana VIII:2 (2011)
One essay with the title: Gerhart Hauptmann und Franz Werfel (1890 – 1945), eine Dichterfreundschaft, in: „Habt herzlichen Dank für Eure Freundschaft…“ Menschen um Gerhart Hauptmann. Edited by Klaus Hildebrandt/Krzysztof A. Kuczyński. Włocławek: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2011.
Gerhart Hauptmann: Bahnwärter Thiel oder die Tragödie der Sprachlosigkeit. In: Carl und Gerhart Hauptmann Jahrbuch. Band VI. Edited by Krzystof A. Kuczyñski. Włocławek: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2012.
Book publication Projects
‘How speechlessness leads to tragedy’ a comparative study on German literature and language in literature.
Translating Canonical German Novellas into English. A comparative study. (Peter Lang, 2013)
New Objectivity in the German Novel.
I am a member of the Board of the Gerhart Hauptmann Gesellschaft, a member of the Goethe Society and a member of ESRA Shakespeare Society.