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Marjanne E. Goozé
Associate Professor of German
(Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)
Office: 106 Joseph E. Brown Hall
Phone: 542-2450
Marjanne E. Goozé specializes in German literature from the late eighteenth century to the present with a particular focus on German women writers, Jewish-German writers, Holocaust narratives, personal narratives, and feminist theory and criticism. She is the author of articles and book chapters on Henriette Herz, Bettina von Arnim, Karoline von Günderrode, Rahel Varnhagen von Ense, Hölderlin, Wilhelm von Humboldt, Karl Emil Franzos, Franz Kafka, Christa Wolf, and Jeannette Lander. She has translated (with Jeannine Blackwell) the memoirs of Henriette Herz and published on feminist autobiography theory. With Anne Brown, she is the co-editor of the volume: International Women's Writing: New Landscapes of Identity. She is the editor of the book Challenging Separate Spheres: Female Bildung in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Germany. Currently, she is writing a book on Henriette Herz and the Berliner Salon. She teaches courses in 19th- and 20th-century German literature, German culture, and literary theory. She has taught Introduction to Women's Studies and Feminist Theory for the Institute for Women's Studies. For Spring 2012, she is proposing a Franklin College Interdisciplinary course (FCID 3500): The Holocaust From the Victims' Perspectives.


  • FCID 3500 The Holocaust From the Victims' Perspectives
  • GRMN 3410 Revolution, Revolt, and Nationalism in the 19th Century
  • GRMN 3420 German Romantic Age
  • GRMN 3625 Postwar Women Writers
  • GRMN 3840 The Jewish Experience in German Culture
  • GRMN 6350 Classics and Romantics
  • GRMN 6400 19th-Century Texts and Contexts
  • GRMN 8530 Lyric Poetry

Recent Publications and Activities:

  • "Wilhelm von Humboldt und die Judenemanzipation: Leistungen und Widersprüche." Seminar: Journal of German Studies 48.3 (2012): 317-32
  • "Mimicry and Influence: The 'French' Connection and the Berlin Jewish Salon." Readers, Writers, Salonnières: Female Networks in Europe, 1700-1900. European Connections 31. Bern: Lang, 2011. 49-71.
  • "Counteracting Stereotypes: The German Cultural Mission to the East (Halb-Asien) and Jewish Masculinity in the Works of Karl Emil Franzos." Within Global Contexts: Literature and Culture of German-Speaking Europe . Ed. Elke Frederiksen. Berghahn Press. Forthcoming.
  • "Geist und Schönheit der alternden Salonnière Henriette Herz." Geschlecht-Generation-Alter(n): Geistes- und sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektiven.. Eds. Hella Ehlers, Gabriele Linke, et al. Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2011. 36-58.
  • Challenging Separate Spheres: Female Bildung in Late Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Germany . North American Studies in Nineteenth-Century German Literature. Oxford; Bern: Peter Lang (2007).
  • "The Doubled Self-Representation of Henriette Herz." Internationales Jahrbuch der Bettina-von-Arnim-Gesellschaft 18 (2006): 13-33.

Current Projects:

Henriette Herz and the Berlin Salon: A Jewish Life Between Enlightenment and Emancipation


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