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Martin Kagel

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A.G. Steer Professor

Martin Kagel's research and teaching comprises German literature and culture from the 18th through the 21st-century. He is currently serving as Associate Dean for Humanities and International Studies in the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences.

Publications (since 2013)

2022

  • Open Wounds: Holocaust Theatre and the Legacy of George Tabori. Ed. Martin Kagel and David Z. Saltz. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2022. (forthcoming, Febr. 2022)
  • "Introduction." Open Wounds: Holocaust Theatre and the Legacy of George Tabori. Ed. Martin Kagel and David Z. Saltz. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2022. 1-18. (forthcoming, Febr. 2022)

2021

  • Die große Mischkalkulation: Institutions, Social Import, and Market Forces in the German Literary Field. Ed. William C. Donahue and Martin Kagel. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink, 2021.
  • “Mischkalkulationen. Transnational Perspectives on the German Literary Field.” Die große Mischkalkulation: Institutions, Social Import, and Market Forces in the German Literary Field.Ed. William C. Donahue and Martin Kagel. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink, 2021. 3-14. [w/ William C. Donahue]
  • “Was nach der Migration kommt. Das Maxim Gorki Theater. Ein Gespräch mit Ludwig Haugk.” Die große Mischkalkulation: Institutions, Social Import, and Market Forces in the German Literary Field. Ed. William C. Donahue and Martin Kagel. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink, 2021. 203-223 [w/ William C. Donahue]

2020

  • “Unexpected Europeanists: Building a New Cadre for European Studies,” European Studies: Past, Present and Future. London: Agenda Publishers, 2020.  [w/ William C. Donahue]. 36-39. 

2019

  • “Palästina schreiben: Edgar Hilsenraths autobiographischer Roman Die Abenteuer des Ruben Jablonski.” Zwischen den Sprachen – Mit der Sprache? Deutschsprachige Literatur in Palästina und Israel. Ed. Norbert Otto Eke and Stephanie Willecke. Bielefeld: Aisthesis, 2019. 215-30. 
  • “Wer möchte schon ständig verhätschelt werden? Eine internationale Betrachtung zur Erosion der Kritik im Literaturbetrieb.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 26, 2019. [w/ William C. Donahue]

2018

  • “Graffiti: Brecht, Tabori und die Deutschen.” Genussvolles Aneignen der Künste. Festgabe für Gudrun Schulz. Ed. Anja-Rosa C. Thöming. Vechta: Geest-Verlag, 2018. 381-96.
  • "Unruhestifter - Neuere Literatur zu Rolf Dieter Brinkmann." Monatshefte 110.2 (Summer 2018): 241-59.
  • "Special Section on George Tabori." Ed. Martin Kagel. Nexus: Essays in German Jewish Studies 4 (2018): 103-99.
  • "Introduction: Special Section on George Tabori." Nexus: Essays in German Jewish Studies 4 (2018): 91-102.

2017

  • “Walking the Dead: George Tabori’s Reframing of The Jewish Wife." Brecht Yearbook 42 (2017): 102-119.
  • "Tod.” Herta Müller Handbuch. Ed. Norbert Otto Eke. Weimar/Stuttgart: Metzler, 2017. 221-27.
  • “Militär.” Handbuch Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz. Leben – Werk – Wirkung. Ed. Julia Freytag, Inge Stephan, Hans-Gerd Winter. Berlin: de Gruyter 2017. 416-25.

2015

  • Triangular Readings in German Literature and Culture. Ed. Martin Kagel and Alexander Sager. Special Double-Issue of Colloquia Germanica 45.3/4 (2012 [publ. in 2015]): 221-400.
  • “Introduction: Configurations of the Third.”  Triangular Readings in German Literature and Culture. Ed. Martin Kagel and Alexander Sager. Colloquia Germanica 45.3/4 (2012 [publ. in 2015]): 209-20.
  • “Ortlosigkeiten. George Taboris Flucht nach Ägypten.” Treibhaus: Jahrbuch für die Literatur der 50er Jahre 11 (2015): 311-30.
  •  “An Immodest Proposal: Reenvisioning German Studies through European Integration.” Taking Stock of German Studies: The New Millenium.  Ed. Carol Anne Costabile-Heming and Rachel J. Halverson. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2015.  272-89. [w/ William C. Donahue]

2014

  • “Tod eines Genossen: Erinnerung und Intervention in George Taboris Nathans Tod.” Brecht Yearbook 39 (2014): 129-151.
  • “Unter Geschäftsmännern: Figuren des Dritten in Lessings Dramaturgie.” Lessing Yearbook 46 (2014): 276-92. [w/ Matt Erlin]

2013

  • Hungerkünstler: George Tabori Directs Kafka in Bremen (1977).” Nexus: Essays in German Jewish Studies 2 (2013): 153-71.
  • “Authoring Amity: Sophie von La Roche’s Fanny und Julia and the Question of Female Friendship in Eighteenth-Century Germany.” Publications of the English Goethe Society 82.2 (2013): 85-103.
  • “Kindheitsmuster: Adult Children in Herta Müller’s The Land of Green Plums.” andererseits: Yearbook of Transatlantic German Studies 3 (2013): 99-119.

 

Education:
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Courses Regularly Taught:

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