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Professor Elizabeth Boa FBA

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About this Fellow

German literature and culture from the 18th century to the present day; modernist literature, especially Kafka and Thomas Mann; feminist theory and contemporary women's writing

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Appointments

Current post

  • Professor Emerita of German, University of Nottingham

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in German, University of Nottingham, 1965 - 1994
  • Professor of German, University of Manchester, 1994 - 1996
  • Professor of German, University of Nottingham, 1996 - 2002
  • Emeritus Professor of German, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, 1996 - 2001
  • Professor Emerita of German, University of Nottingham, 1996

Publications

The Sexual Circus: Wedekind's Theatre of Subversion 1987

Kafka: Gender, Class and Race in the Letters and Fictions 1996

Heimat - a German Dream: Regional Loyalties and National Identity in German Culture 1890-1990 2000

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