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Edward Muston

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in German


Spring 2013

  • Sport in Twentieth-Century Central Euroopean Literature and Film (GER 154)
  • Contemporary Austrian Literature, Drama, and Film (GER 394)


E. Muston - Bowdoin College

Education

  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Princeton University, 2011
  • M.A., Comparative Literature, Princeton University, 2006
  • B.A., German and Literary Studies, Victoria University at the University of Toronto, 2002

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Twentieth and twenty-first century German literature and philosophy
  • Multilingual, multiethnic, and transnational literatures
  • Post-1945 Austrian literature
  • Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Avant-garde
  • Sport in film and literature, particularly representations of violence and gender
  • Language pedagogy, incorporation of new technologies in teaching





Articles

"Between Activity and Passivity: 'der teilnehmende Zuschauer' in Elfriede Jelinek’s Ein Sportstück" (under consideration).

“Jenseits der Stilfrage: Thomas Bernhards Einfluss auf William Gaddis' Agapē Agape” in Gerber, Georg, Robert Leucht and Karl Wagner, eds. Transatlantische Verwerfungen - Transatlantische Verdichtungen, Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2012; 379-394.

“The Polyphonic Explosion: Postmodern Novelization and Raymond Federman’s Aggregate Self,” in Polyuha, Mykola, Clive Thomson and Anthony Wall, eds. Dialogues With Bakhtinian Theory: Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Mikhaïl Bakhtin Conference. London, Canada: Mestengo Press, 2012; 73-86 (peer reviewed).

Book Reviews

Rickes, Joachim. Die Metamorphosen des Teufels bei Daniel Kehlmann:“Sagen Sie Karl Ludwig zu mir” (Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 2010) in Journal of Austrian Studies 45.1-2, 2012.

Pompe, Anja. Peter Handke: Pop als poetisches Prinzip (Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2009) in Modern Austrian Literature 44.1, 2011; 118-119.

Book

Talking with One’s Selves: Autobiography beyond Self-Identity

Articles

“Realitätenvermittler: Thomas Bernhard’s Triangular Friendships”

  • Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in German, Bowdoin College, 2012-2013
  • Erich Kahler Summer Research Fellowship, Princeton University, 2009
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Forschungsstipendium, 2006-2007
  • Mary Cross Summer Fellowship, Princeton University, 2004
  • Judaic Studies Summer Research Award, Princeton University, 2004
  • Institute for International and Regional Studies Research Grant, Princeton University, 2004
  • Perkins Prize, Princeton University, 2003