Edited by Christoph Houswitschka, Gabriele Knappe, Anja Müller:
Anglistentag 2005 in Bamberg
Proceedings


Contents

Christoph Houswitschka, Gabriele Knappe and Anja Müller (Bamberg)

          Preface

Section I: Violence and War in Anglophone Cultures

Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp (Bonn)

          Violence and War in Anglophone Cultures: Introduction

George S. Rousseau (Oxford)

          'The hate that is not in us': British Literature and Acts of Extreme Violence

Michael Szczekalla (Greifswald)

          'Honour Hath No Skill in Surgery Then?' – Apologies for Cowardice in Early Modern English Literature

Astrid Erll (Giessen)

          Representing the 'Indian Mutiny' in Imperial and Postcolonial Media Cultures

Susanne Peters (Düsseldorf)

          Constructing Individual and Collective Sensibility: Archaeology, Violence, and the Body in the Fiction of Arundhati Roy, Michael Ondaatje and Rones Gunesekera

Merle Tönnies (Paderborn)

          Forms and Functions of Violence in Contemporary Black British Drama

Christiane Schlote (Bern)

          Monuments of Protest and War: Literary Representations of Memorial Architecture

Norbert Schaffeld (Bremen)

          Contemporary Revenge Plays by Canadian Women Playwrights

Pascal Nicklas (Leipzig)

          The Devil of Violence – Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in the Light of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now Redux

Section II: The Sensual Renaissance

Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier (Potsdam) and Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

          The Sensual Renaissance: Introduction

Beatrix Busse (Münster)

          Linguistic Aspects of Sensuality: A Corpus-Based Approach to Will-Construing Contexts in Shakespeare's Works

Michael Steppat (Bayreuth)

          Globe of Sinful Continents: Desires in the Henriad

Sonja Fielitz (Marburg)

          'When Bolingbroke rode on roan Barbary': Equestrian Culture in the Early Modern Period

Enno Ruge (Munich)

          Renaissance Sensuality vs. 'Puritan' Love Marriage in John Marston's The Dutch Courtesan

Jürgen Klein (Greifswald)

          Renaissance Sensusalism Methodized: Francis Bacon, Wunderkammern, Natural History and the Beginnings of Systematic Empiricism

Jennifer Richards (Newcastle)

          Eating Honestly: Fashioning a Temperate 'Self'

Brigitte Glaser (Göttingen)

          Revealing and Concealing: Samuel Pepys's Double Pleasure in Textualizing Physicality

Gesa Stedman (Giessen)

          'Wholy degenerated and metamorphosed': Cultural Exchange, National Identity and Fashion in the Seventeenth Century

Section III: British and American Studies as Media Studies

Antje Kley (Kiel) and Angela Krewani (Marburg)

          British and American Studies as Media Studies: Introduction

Eckart Voigts-Virchow (Chemnitz)

          Adaptation, Adaptation and Drosophilology, or Hollywood, Bio-Poetics and Literary Darwinism

Philipp  Wolf (Giessen/Rödermark)

          Modern Media, Absence and the Desire for Real Presence

Kai Merten (Giessen)

          Visions of Visuality: Wordsworth and the Media around 1800

Randi Gunzenhäuser (Munich)

          Moving Sound: The Aural as the Repressed Sense of Modernism

Sigrun Meinig (Bielefeld)

          'How to give birth to our own images': Media Culture, Illness and the Possibility of Self-Made Narrative

Monika Seidl (Vienna)

          Flow, Overflow and The Sopranos

Nadja Gernalzick (Mainz)

          A Brief Introduction to Filmic Autobiography, with Special Reference to Serial Filmic Autobiography

Karin Esders (Potsdam)

          Engendering Feminist Media Theories: Stereotypes, Looking Relations, Gender Trouble

Section IV: The Return of Biography

Martin Middeke (Augsburg) and Helga Schwalm (Berlin)

          The Return of Biography: Introduction

Susanne Rupp (Berlin)

          Milton Regained: Postmodern Biographical Criticism in Milton Studies

Eva-Maria Orth (Jena)

          Biographers' Journeys

Christoph Bode (Munich)

          'The utmost that we know': The Subject of (Auto-)Biography (Shakespeare – Wordsworth – Brooke-Rose – Bob Dylan)

Christoph Ehland (Würzburg)

          Approaching Keats: In Search of the Writer in Factual and Fictional Spaces

Werner Huber (Vienna)

          'Personalised lumps of matter': Beckett, Joyce and Auto/Biography

Julijana Nadj (Giessen)

          Towards a Theory and Typology of Fictional Metabiographies: Forms and Functions of a New Genre

Jürgen Schlaeger (Berlin)

          Selves for the Twenty-First Century

Section V: Modern English in the Making

Marianne Hundt (Heidelberg) and Ursula Lenker (Munich)

          Modern English in the Making: Introduction

David Denison (Manchester)

          Category Change in Late Modern English?

Ulrich Busse and Anne Schröder (Halle-Wittenberg)

          From Prescriptivism to Descriptivism? 140 Years of English Usage Guides: Some Old and New Controversies

Gabriele Knappe (Bamberg)

          The Treasury of Phrases in Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852)

Renate Bauer (Munich)

          'Lord Castlereagh moved [...] Mr. Ponsonby objected': Parliamentary Debates of the Early Nineteenth Century

Claudia Claridge (Kiel)

          Comparison in Nineteenth-Century Non-Fictional Prose

Nadja Nesselhauf (Heidelberg)

          The Decline of be to and the Rise of be going to in Late Modern English: Connection or Coincidence?

Christian Mair (Freiburg)

          The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries as a Critical Period in the Formation of the Modern English System of Nonfinite Complement Clauses

Anette Rosenbach (Düsseldorf)

          On the Track of Noun+Noun Constructions in Modern English

Section VI: Varia

Monika Bednarek (Augsburg)

          Sobbing, Screaming and Shouting? Reporting Expressions in the British Press

Brigitta Mittmann (Erlangen-Nürnberg)

          With a Little Help from Friends (and Others): Lexico-pragmatic Characteristics of Original and Dubbed Film Dialogue

Britta Mondorf (Paderborn)

          Rewriting English Grammar Books: Factors Constraining the Choice between Synthetic and Analytic Comparative Forms

Christoph Schubert (Würzburg)

          Productivity in Recent English Word-Formation: Adjective Neologisms

Anja Hill-Zenk (Hamburg)

          No Laughing Matter? German Humour in England: The Transfer of Short German Comic Prose Texts to England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Marie-Luise Egbert (Leipzig)

          Weather-proof Arcadias and Tropical Theme Parks: New Versions of Pastoral

Ingo Berensmeyer (Siegen)

          Reader Adew: Literary Contingency and Authorial Negativity in The Anatomy of Melancholy

Notes on Contributors


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