Verbal-visual configurations in postcolonial literature : intermedial aesthetics / Birgit Neumann and Gabriele Rippl.

Neumann, Birgit, 1974- [Browse]
New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Taylor Group, 2020.
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Birgit Neumann (MA, University of Cologne; PhD, University of Giessen) is Chair of Anglophone Literatures and Translation Studies at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. She previously held positions at the universities of Giessen, Münster and Passau and was Visiting Professor at the universities of Cornell (USA), Madison-Wisconsin (USA) and Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge (UK). She is a member of a number of international research networks and an elected member of the Academy of Europe, of the Coordinating Committee for the Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages (CHLEL) and of the Advisory Board of the "Centre for Comparative Studies", University of Lisbon. She is co-editor of book series on cultural memory (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht), on cultural translation (Narr) and on English and American literatures (Brill). Her research engages with the poetics and politics of Anglophone world literatures, cultural translation, intermediality and postcolonial ecocriticism. She is the author of books on Canadian fictions of memory (2005) and on nationalism in 18th-century British literature (2009). She has edited and co-edited a range of volumes and special issues, including collections on Exotic Things in the 18th-century (2015), A History of British Poetry (2015), British TV Comedies - Cultural Concepts, Contexts and Controversies (2105), Cultures of Emotion in 18th-century Britain (2015), Anglophone World Literatures (2017), Postcolonial Ecocriticism and Anglophone Literatures (2017), Global Literary Histories (2018) as well as on the 21st-century Anglophone Novel (2019). Gabriele Rippl (MA University of Constance; PhD University of Constance) is Full Professor and Chair of Literatures in English at the University of Berne and Director of the Department of English. Trained in English, American and German Literature, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the Universities of Constance and Bristol, she previously held positions at the University of Constance and Gt̲tingen and was Visiting Professor/Scholar at the Universities of Bern, Zürich, Fribourg, Cambridge, Brighton, UCLA and London (Ontario). She is a member of a number of international research networks, of the Swiss National Research Council, of several other SNSF committees as well as of AcademiaNet (European Expert Database of Outstanding Female Academics). She serves asco-editor of Anglia. Journal of English Philology, the Anglia Book Series and the De Gruyter series Handbooks of English and American Studies. Text and Theory. In addition, she is on the advisory boards of Interfaces, Amerikastudien/American Studies and the Journal for the Study of British Cultures. Her research is currently dedicated to the study of intermediality and ekphrasis in Anglophone transcultural literature, canon formation, cultural sustainability, as well as 20th- and 21st-century Anglophone life writing. Among her major publications are: Anglophone World Literatures (2017, co-edited); Handbook of Intermediality (2015, edited); Handbuch Kanon und Wertung (2013, co-edited); Haunted Narratives: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma (2013, co-edited); Imagescapes: Studies in Intermediality (2010, co-edited); Beschreibungs-Kunst (2005, authored) and Lebenstexte (1998, authored). Both authors are involved in various international academic associations (ICLA, ACLA, MLA, IAWIS, EASLCES, IAUPE, DGfA, Deutscher Anglistenverband, SANAS, SAUTE, Gesellschaft für Kanadastudien, CHLEL, German Society of 18th-Century Studies) and have acted as reviewers for a number of international research foundations.
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