School of English and American Studies

Professor Max Sebald

Professor Max Sebald


Licence ès Lettres (Fribourg), M.A. (Manchester), Ph.D. (East Anglia), Dr. phil. Habil. (Hamburg). Professor of European Literature

Areas of interest mainly in the field of 19th and 20th century German literature.

19thc. German Prose Fiction; 20thc. German Prose Fiction; Examples of 19thc. European Prose Fiction; Post-war European Fiction; 20thc. European Autobiographical Writing; Kafka’s Shorter Prose Fiction; Reading The Castle and The Trial; Weimar Cinema; Creative Writing.

Monographs & Collected Essays:

Carl Sternheim, Stuttgart 1969
Der Mythus der Zerstörung in Werk Alfred Döblins, Stuttgart 1980
Die Beschreibung des Unglücks, Salzburg 1985
Unheimliche Heimat, Salzburg 1991
Logis in einem Landhaus, Munich 1998
Luftkrieg und Literatur, Munich 1999

Prose Fiction and Poetry:
Nach der Natur, Nördlingen 1988
Schwindel.Gefühle, Frankfurt 1990
Die Ausgewanderten, Frankfurt 1993
Die Ringe des Saturn, Frankfurt 1995

Most of these are also available in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch and other translations.

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