Professor J Reed

T.J. Reed, M.A.
Taylor Professor of German Language and Literature, Fellow of Queen’s College (retired)
 

Research

Jim Reed’s research interests are in German literature, history and ideas from the eighteenth century to the present. Principal authors: Goethe, Schiller, Kant, Heine, Thomas Mann.

Teaching

German language and literature; special interests in 18th- to 20th-century literature, history, and history of ideas; authors: Goethe, Schiller, Heine, Nietzsche, Thomas Mann.

Publications

Humanpraxis Literatur: Essays um Goethe, Collegium Europaeum Jenense: kulturwissenschaftliche Reihe (Jena: Verlag für Geisteswissenschaften, 2001)

‘Unter allen Gipfeln: zu den Grundlagen Goetheschen Denkens’, Jahrbuch der Goethe-Gesellschaft, 117 (2000),

Translator, Goethe, The Flight to Italy, World’s Classics (Oxford: OUP, 1999)

‘Philologie als Hindernis: zur Negativität von Wissenschaft’, in: Zur Geschichte und Problematik der Nationalphilologien in Europa (Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1999), 975-983

Thomas Mann: the Uses of Tradition, 3rd, revised and augmented edn (Oxford: OUP, 1996)

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