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Ergebnisanzeige "The Tradition of the German Bestseller (1848–1910)"
RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
TitelThe Tradition of the German Bestseller (1848–1910)
BeschreibungWe are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the conference
“The Tradition of the German Bestseller (1848-1910)”
to be held at Jesus College, Cambridge, UK, from the 17-18 April 2009.


Conference Programme:

Friday 17 April
2pm: Registration and Coffee

Session 1:
2.30pm: Michael Minden (Cambridge): ‘Introduction: The Tradition of the Bestseller’followed by a b rief discussion.
3pm: Todd Kontje (University of California, San Diego), ‘History as Melodrama in Felix Dahn’s Ein Kampf um Rom’

4pm–4.30pm: Tea

Session 2: 4.30-6.30 pm:
- Elizabeth Boa, ‘Taking Sex to Market: Josefine Mutzenbacher, Lebensgeschichte einer Wiener Dirne and Margarete Böhme, Tagebuch einer Verlorenen’
- Nicholas Saul (Durham), ‘Wilhelm Jensen: Literary Value, Evolutionary Aesthetics, and Competition in the Marketplace’
- Peter Pfeiffer (Georgetown), ‘Balduin Möllhausen’s Travel Writing and Popular Novels’

6.45 pm: Drinks

7.30pm: Conference Dinner


Saturday 18 April:

Session 3: 9am:
- Anita Bunyan (Cambridge), ‘The Battle for Readers: Political and Religious Contexts of the Nineteenth-Century Bestseller’
- Barbara Burns (Glasgow), ‘Morality, Gender and Politics in the Historical Fiction of Louise von François’
- Caroline Bland (Sheffield), ‘Clara Viebig between Heimatkunst and Grossstadtroman’

10.45-11.15 am Coffee

Session 4: 11.15:
- Martin Swales, ‘Heimatliteratur for Children: The Case of Stifter’s Bergkristall’
- Christiane Arndt (Queen’s University, Canada), ‘“Einen tüchtigen Kerl zum Nachtgespenst machen”: Schauerrealismus in Der Schimmelreiter’

12.30 pm: Lunch

Session 5: 2 pm:
- Katrin Kohl (Oxford), ‘E. Marlitt [Eugenie John] and the Poetics of Popular Romantic Fiction in the Age of German Realism’
- Charlotte Woodford (Cambridge), ‘“Alles Asche. Und doch gebunden”: The sentimental double bind in Irrungen Wirrungen’
- Ernest Schonfield, ‘Buddenbrooks as Bestseller’

3.45–4.15 pm: Tea

Session 6: 4.15–5.45pm
- Christine Achinger (Warwick), ‘Realism, Antisemitism and Reconciled Modernity in Gustav Freytag’s Soll und Haben’
- Benedict Schofield (King’s College London), ‘Politics, Aesthetics and the Literary Market: Conflicting Tendencies in Gustav Freytag’s Soll und Haben’

Conference Fees:

- £40 Conference Fee for the two days (including lunch on the Saturday)
- £30 for the Conference Dinner on Friday night
- A limited number of rooms are available at Jesus College for an overnight stay on the Friday night priced at £59.50. Could those wishing to stay at Jesus College please register an interest as soon as possible to secure accommodation.

To register for the conference or for further information please contact:

Benedict Schofield bks25@cam.ac.uk
Charlotte Woodford cw268@cam.ac.uk


Quelle der BeschreibungInformation des Anbieters
Internetadressehttp://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-Germanistik&mo...
VeranstaltungsortCambridge
Beginn17.04.2009
Ende18.04.2009
PersonName: Schofield, Ben 
Funktion: Ansprechpartner 
E-Mail: bks25@cam.ac.uk 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: Department of German and Dutch, University of Cambridge 
Postleitzahl: CB3 9DA 
Stadt: Cambridge 
LandGroßbritannien
BenutzerführungEnglisch
SchlüsselbegriffeKomparatistik (Kulturvergleich, Interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft); Literarische Wertung/Literaturkritik; Literatur 1880 - 1945; Literatur- u. Kulturgeschichte; Literatursoziologie; Medien- u. Kommunikationstheorie
Klassifikation04.00.00 Allgemeine Literaturgeschichte > 04.03.00 Vergleichende Literaturgeschichte; 05.00.00 Deutsche Literaturgeschichte > 05.11.00 Stoffe. Motive. Themen; 16.00.00 Jahrhundertwende (1880-1914)
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