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                               Books and Edited Volumes

                                        In Progress

The Body Spectacular: Science, Public Enlightenment and Profit in German Anatomy
Exhibitions. This monograph has two chapters complete. I anticipate submission to presses
in early 2010

Guest editor, Seminar, on Science and Utopia in German-speaking Europe (with Gabriele
Müller and Diana Spokiene)


Museums of the Mind: German Modernity and the Dynamics of Collecting, University Park,
PA: Penn State University Press, 2007. Pp. 322.
           Reviews: (Dec 9, 2008); MLN (April 2009); MLQ (Sept. 2009)

Guest editor, New German Critique 88 (2003). Special Issue on Contemporary German
Literature. (with Andreas Huyssen and Werner Jung).

Guest editor, LiLi- Literaturwissenschaft und Linguistik 124 (2001). Special issue on "Was
bleibt? von der deutschen Gegenwartsliteratur.” (with Mariatte Denman and Werner Jung).

Guest editor, German Politics and Society 13 (1995). Special issue on "Germany in the
American Mind: The American Postwar Reception of German Culture (with William C.

                      Articles and Chapters in Books (R=refereed)
                                      In Progress

“Of Corpses and Globalization: Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds (1996-present) as
Exhibitionary Practice and Spectacle”

“National Paradoxes: German Identity in the Context of the European Union”


“Die performative Basis von anatomischen Zurschaustellungen um 1900.“ Geschlechter
Spiel Räume: Dramatik, Theater, Performance und Gender, ed. by Gaby Pailer und
Franziska Schößler. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010.

“Preserving the Bloody Remains: Legacies of Violence in the Austrian
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum,” Violence, Aesthetics, Culture: Germany, 1789-1938, ed.
by Carl Niekerk and Stefani Engelstein. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2009.

“Writing against the museum that is Austria: Thomas Bernhard, Gerhard Roth, Ingeborg
Bachmann,” Fünfzig Jahre Staatsvertrag, ed. by Gilbert J. Carr and Caitríona Leahy.
Munich: iudicium, 2008, pp. 160-174.

“Public-Private Support of the Arts and German Cultural Policy: The Case of Wilhelm
Bode” International Journal of Cultural Policy 13.4 (2007): 371-391. (R)

“Gunther von Hagens’ Body Worlds: Exhibitionary Practice, German History, and
Difference” Museums and Difference. ed. Daniel J. Sherman. Bloomington: Indiana UP,
2007, pp. 155-202. (R)

       reprinted as “Worrying About Democratic Values: Body Worlds in German Context,
       1995-2004,” The Anatomy of Body Worlds: Critical Essays on Gunther von Hagens'
       Plastinated Cadavers, ed. C. Jespersen, A. Rodriguez, and J. Starr. Jefferson, NC:
       McFarland, 2008. pp. 121-135.

“Rethinking Tableaux Vivants and Triviality in the Writings of Johann Wolfgang von
Goethe, Johanna Schopenhauer, and Fanny Lewald,” Monatshefte für deutschsprachige
Literatur und Kultur” 99.2 (2007): 152-176. (R)

“Taking Doris Dörrie Seriously: Literature, Film, Gender,” Processes of Transposition:
German Literature and Film, ed. Christiane Schönfeld, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007. Pp. 347-

“Literatur und das Museum: kulturwissenschaftliche Schnittpunkte,” Literatur für Leser
30.2 (2007): 111-19.

“The Museal Path to Bildung: Collecting, Gender and Exchange in Stifter’s Nachsommer,”
German Life and Letters 57 (2004): 268-289. (R)

“North-South, East-West: Mapping German Identity in Cinematic and Literary Versions of
Doris Dörrie’s Bin ich schön?” The German Quarterly 77.3 (2004): 339-361. (R)

“Autorschaft und Authorität bei W.G. Sebald,” Deutschsprachige Gegenwartsliteratur seit
1989: Zwischenbilanzen—Analysen—Vermittlungsperspektiven. ed. Clemens Kammler and
Thorsten Pflugmacher. Heidelberg: Synchron Verlag, 2004. pp. 139-152.

“Exhibiting Ottilie: Collecting as a Disciplinary Regime in Goethe’s
Wahlverwandtschaften,” The German Quarterly 70.4 (1997): 347-357. (R)
                                     Book Reviews

Michael Cowan. Cult of the Will. Nervousness and German Modernity. Seminar

Claude Heiser. Das Motiv des Wartens bei Ingeborg Bachmann. Eine Analyse des
Prosawerks unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Philosophie der Existenz. St. Ingbert:
Röhrig Universitätsverlag, 2007. Modern Austrian Literature (forthcoming)

Paul Williams. Memorial Museums. The Global Rush to Commemorate Atrocities. The
German Quarterly 82.2 (2009): 290-91.

Judith Pascoe. The Hummingbird Cabinet. A Rare and Curious History of Romantic
Collectors, (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006). Duke Magazine August 2006.

Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, Rachel J. Halverson, Kristie A. Foell, eds. Berlin: The
Symphony Continues. Orchestrating Architectural, Social, and Artistic Change in
Germany’s New Capital. The German Quarterly, 78.4 (2005): 550-51.

Mark W. Rectanus. Culture Incorporated: Museums, Artists and Corporate Sponsorship,
The German Quarterly, 76.3 (2003), 361-62.


Wolfgang Emmerich: “German Writers as Intellectuals. Strategies and Aporias of
Engagement in East and West from 1945 until Today,” New German Critique 88 (2003).