Prof. Dr. Ingo Berensmeyer
Department of English / JLU Gießen
Otto-Behaghel-Straße 10 B
Ingo Berensmeyer is Professor of English and American Literature at Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Germany) and a visiting research professor in the English department at Ghent University.
He is the author of John Banville: Fictions of Order. Authority, Authorship, Authenticity (Heidelberg, 2000) and 'Angles of Contingency': Literarische Kultur im England des 17. Jahrhunderts (Tübingen, 2007). He has also written study guides to Shakespeare's Hamlet (Stuttgart 2007) and literary theory (Stuttgart 2009), edited a collection of essays on mysticism and media (Mystik und Medien, Munich 2008), and co-edited a selection of essays by K. Ludwig Pfeiffer (Von der Materialität der Kommunikation zur Medienanthropologie, Heidelberg 2009). He has published some 40 essays in collections and journals, including New Literary History, Poetics Today, Studies in English Literature, Anglia, Poetica and Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. He is a co-editor of the online journal Authorship and a member of the research group on Authorship as Cultural Performance
Information for students
Office hours during the summer semester:
Wednesday 16-17 (except May 8, May 15, May 29), extra office hour Tuesday May 28, 16-17.
Current teaching materials: see StudIP
General notes on credit requirements: see here
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