Edited by Klaus Stierstorfer:
Anglistentag 2007 in Münster
Proceedings


Contents

Klaus Stierstorfer (Münster)
Preface

 Section I: Defining the Human: Animal-Human Relations in Literature

Anne-Julia Zwierlein (Bamberg)
Defining the Human: Animal-Human Relations in Literature. Introduction 

Harriet Ritvo
The Animal Turn in British Studies 

 Jürgen R. Meyer (Halle)
"Italianate Englishmen" and the Renaissance 'Humanimal' 

Virginia Richter (Berne)
Moving Machines, Suffering Creatures: Animals in 18th-Century Literature and Culture 

 Greta Olson (Freiburg)
Class and Race Bias in the Anti-Cruelty Discourse of the Early Eighteenth Century 

Oliver Lindner (Leipzig)
'Stout Competitors': Man and Animal in Speculative Fiction, 1880-1910 

Sonja Fielitz (Marburg)
"I always thought unicorns were fabulous monsters. I never saw one alive 
before": The Cultural Construct of the Unicorn in 19th- to 21st-Century Texts 

Beatrix Hesse (Bamberg)
Learning from Animals – T. H. White's King Arthur 

 Section II: The Documentary Turn

Christiane Schlote (Berne) and Eckart Voigts-Virchow (Siegen)
The Documentary Turn: Introduction 

 David Edgar (Birmingham)
Too True? The Achievements and Limitations of Fact-Based Theatre

Roger Lüdeke (Munich)
The Politics of 'Documentary Drama': Guantanamo: 'Honor Bound to Defend

Freedom' by Victoria Brittain and Gillian Slovo 

 Kathleen Starck (Osnabrück)
Much Ado about Nothing? The Production of Cultural Meaning and the Case of Rachel Corrie 

Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier (Paderborn)
"Many a Weary Mile Have I Gone With Herr Guillaume at My Side": Michael Frayn's Democracy as Docudrama 

Gerd Bayer (Erlangen)
Fake Films as Media Criticism 

Christian Huck (Erlangen)
Rockumentaries: Documenting Music on Film 

Martin Doll
'Missing Lebanese Wars.' The Art Project The Atlas Group Archive 
and Its Endless Search for Means to 'Document' Traumatic Memories
and Mental Realities 

 Section IV: Cognitive Approaches in Literature and Linguistic

 Ralf Schneider (Bielefeld) and Monika Fludernik (Freiburg)
Cognitive Approaches in Literary Studies and Linguistics: Introduction 

 David S. Miall
Cognitive Poetics: From Interpreting to Experiencing what is Literary 

 Sven Strasen (Aachen)
Cultural Models, Cognitive Environments, and the Reading of Literary Texts:
Towards a Cognitive Reinvigoration of Reader-Response Theory 

 Christoph Schubert (Würzburg)
Orientational Metaphors in Romantic Poetry: A Cognitive Semantic Perspective on Verticality 

 Beatrix Busse (Münster)
The Blend of WRITING IS MEDICINE in Paul Auster's The Brooklyn Follies
and The Book of Illusions 

 Jochen Petzold (Freiburg)
The Subjectivity of Absence: Verbal Cues for Constructing an Individual Point of View in Poems with 'Hidden' Speakers 
 

Pascal Fischer (Würzburg)
Trouble in the Family: Neoconservative Discourse on Transatlantic Relations 

Margarete Rubik (Vienna)
Feeling by Proxy: Descriptions of Pain and Desire in Literary Texts 

Alexander Bergs (Osnabrück)
Can We Take Construction Grammar Beyond Sneezing Napkins Off Tables? 

 Section V: Englishes in Contact

 Lucia Kornexl (Rostock) and Andrea Sand (Trier)
Englishes in Contact: Introduction 

Donald Winford (Columbus, Ohio)
The Interplay of 'Universals' and Contact-Induced Change in the Emergence of New Englishes 

 Stefan Thim (Potsdam)
The Rise of the Phrasal Verb in English: A Case of Scandinavian Influence?  

Hildegard L.C. Tristram (Freiburg i. Brgs.)
Shifting Britons: The Impact of Late British on Medieval English 

 Lucia Siebers (Regensburg)

"I Don't Know Nothing on Cricket": Negative Concord – An Atypical L2 Feature? 

 Carolin Biewer (Heidelberg)
Concord Patterns in South Pacific Englishes: The Influence of New Zealand English and the Local Substrate

Angelika Lutz (Erlangen)
The Importance of French Influence for the Development of Modern English and German Word Formation

Joybrato Mukherjee (Gießen)
Sri Lankan English: Evolutionary Status and Epicentral Influence from Indian English 

Peter Siemund and Lukas Pietsch (Hamburg)
Contact-Induced Change and Linguistic Universals: The Case of Irish English 

Section VI: Varia

Wolfram R. Keller
Fresh Colors of Rhetoric: John Lydgate and Medieval English Nationhood 

Till Kinzel (Berlin)
Benjamin Disraeli and Carl Schmitt's Political Theology 

Sebastian Domsch (Munich)
18th-Century Man as Sex Object: Eliza Haywood and the Construction of Desirable Men

Katharina Böhm (Oxford)
Disciplining the Surplus Child: Malthusianism and Science in Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist 

 Anne Hoyer
Linguistic Changes of a Popular Scottish Comic 

Christiane Brand (Gießen)
From 'Killer Bug' to 'Novel Coronavirus' – Collocational Variation, 
Lexical Priming and Institutionalisation in Scientific Discourse Popularisation 

Daniela Wawra (Passau)
"America at its best": The Discoursive Construction of American Identity
in the Inaugural Addresses of US-Presidents since 1789
 


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