Anglistentag 2014 Hannover

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Rainer Emig, Jana Gohrisch (Eds.)

Anglistentag 2014 Hannover, Proceedings

ISBN 978-3-86821-623-3, 386 S., kt., € 59,50 (2015)

(Proceedings of the Conference of the German Association of University Teachers of English, Bd. 36)

Rainer Emig (Mainz) and Jana Gohrisch (Hannover)


Section 1: Perspectives on the 18th Century

Claudia Claridge (Duisburg-Essen) and Ilse Wischer (Potsdam)

Perspectives on the 18th Century: Introduction

Ulrich Busse (Halle-Wittenberg)

"It remains that we retard what we cannot repel, that we palliate what we cannot cure": Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language (1755) in a Synchronic-Diachronic Perspective

Göran Wolf (Dresden)

English Grammaticography as Discourse Tradition: Comments on 18th-Century Developments

Lieselotte Anderwald (Kiel)

The 19th-Century Perspective on 18th-Century Grammar Writing

Birte Bös (Duisburg-Essen)

"... which they read not so much for the Newes as the Stile": Impartiality as an Important Asset in Early 18th-Century News Writing

Thomas Kohnen (Köln)

Indirect Speech Acts in the 18th Century and After: Stagnation, Transformation, Innovation?

Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (Leiden)

Jane Austen's Correspondence with James Stanier Clarke

Section 2: Georgian Britain: Representations of Political Power in 18th-Century Literature and Culture

Oliver Lindner (Leipzig) and Kai Merten (Erfurt)

Georgian Britain: Representations of Political Power in 18th-Century Literature and Culture: Introduction

Martin Spies (Gießen)

"Neck or Nothing": John Dunton's Anti-Jacobite Pamphlets and the Accession of King George I

Kirsten Sandrock (Göttingen)

'The Wee, Wee German Lairdie': Georgian Bodies in Jacobite Literature

Kerstin Frank (Heidelberg)

Walpole's Magic Wand – The Abuse of Power in Fantastic Satires of the 1720s and 30s

Mascha Hansen (Greifswald)

Queen Charlotte and the Character of the Monarchy

Barbara Schaff (Göttingen)

The Bodies of the Georges in British Neoclassical Satire and Caricatures

Katrin Berndt (Bremen)

A Romance Subversion: Representations of Aristocratic Power in Thomas Holcroft's Anna St. Ives (1792)

Section 3: Enlightenment Fictions – Fictions of Enlightenment

Sabine Volk-Birke (Halle-Wittenberg)

Enlightenment Fictions – Fictions of Enlightenment: Introduction

Jan Alber (Aarhus)

Innovative 18th-Century Fiction: The Case of the Speaking Objects in Circulation Novels

Katharina Boehm (Regensburg)

Enlightenment Fictions and Objects: 18th-Century Culture and the Matter of History

Jürgen Meyer (Halle-Wittenberg)

Dr. Johnson's Lives of the Poets: Criticism between Character-Writing and Historiography

Susanne Peters (Magdeburg)

The Dynamics of Censorship and the Female Novel of Development: Regulating the Power of Her Text

John Richetti (New York)

Panegyric and Satire: The Hanoverians Enter English Literature

Wolfgang Funk (Mainz)

From Hamelin to Hertfordshire: The Wondrous Journey of Peter the Wild Boy

Michael Szczekalla (Greifswald)

The Radical Enlightenment in Contemporary Fiction – Malcolm Bradbury, To the Hermitage and Jennie Erdal, The Missing Shade of Blue

Section 4: Narrative, Identity Formation, and the Bildungsroman

Georgia Christinidis and Christian Schmitt-Kilb (Rostock)

Narrative, Identity Formation, and the Bildungsroman: Introduction

Nadine Böhm-Schnitker (Erlangen-Nürnberg)

Discursive Entanglements of the Bildungsroman: Victorian Literary Criticism and Different Kinds of Bildung in Realism and Sensation Fiction

Anton Kirchhofer (Oldenburg)

The Modern Self and the Re-Invention of Torture: Narration at the Limits of the Bildungsroman

Felix C. H. Sprang (Berlin)

Identity Deformation and the Anti-Anti-Bildungsroman

Ursula Kluwick (Berne)

Climate Change, the Novel, and the Bildungsroman: The Relation of Things in an Emergent World

Stella Butter (Mannheim)

Paradigms of Intimacy and the Formation of Selfhood in the Contemporary Female Bildungsroman

Benjamin Kohlmann (Freiburg)

"Possible Failures": Doris Lessing and Individual Formation in a Tragic Key