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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

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

1970

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

1970

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

1970

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Patricia Waugh

Modern literary studies and intellectual history, with specific interests in the modern and contemporary novel; literature, science and medicine; cultural theory and modernist aesthetics

Professor Anne Fuchs

German cultural memory since 1945; cultural theories of memory and time; modernity and German modernism; postwar German and Austrian literature; contemporary German literature and culture; German-Jewish literature