Dr Alexis Radisoglou

Fellow and Tutor in German at

Dr Alexis Radisoglou
BA (Oxford), PhD (Columbia University)

 

Research

Alexis Radisoglou’s main research interests are in the field of twentieth-century and contemporary German literature and culture, with a particular emphasis on comparative and interdisciplinary approaches. Most of his work is concerned with the role and status of aesthetic production in the era of globalized modernity, and he is currently working on a book project titled Globe and Planet in Contemporary Aesthetics.

 

Teaching

German literature from the Age of Enlightenment to the present, with a particular focus on modernism, political aesthetics, and contemporary literature; special authors; comparative literature; European cinema; translation into German.

 

Selected Publications

‘Catastrophic Histories, Planetary Futures: Aesthetics for the Anthropocene in Alexander Kluge, Sebastião Salgado, and Anselm Kiefer’. In: Dürbeck, Gabriele/Nesselhauf, Jonas (eds.): Narrative Strategien des Anthropozän in deutsch- und englischsprachiger Literatur und in den Medien/Narratives of the Anthropocene in German- and English-Speaking Literature and in the Media. Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang 2018 [in press].

 

‘“Cet objet de plus en plus réduit qu’est le monde”? Vom Globus und Planeten bei Christoph Ransmayr und Laurent Mauvignier’. In: Frenzel, Marlene/Geist, Kathrin/Oberrauch, Claudia (eds.): Ein Ort, viel Raum(theorie)? – Fiktive Imaginationen gleicher Orte/Räume. Bamberg: University of Bamberg Press 2018 [in press].

 

‘“Ist der Schreibtisch vielleicht der Ort der Gespenster?” Hantologie, Erinnerung und Alterität in Wolfgang Hildesheimers Tynset und W.G. Sebalds Austerlitz’. In: treibhaus. Jahrbuch für die Literatur der fünfziger Jahre. Band 12: Wolfgang Hildesheimer. Munich: edition text + kritik 2016, pp. 173-198.

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