Publications

Below please find a selection of publications researched and written by American Studies Leipzig scholars in the past years. For a more formal listing, please refer to our chronological MLA-style list of publications.

 

Dystopia in the Skies: Negotiating Justice and Morality on Screen in the Video Game BioShock Infinite
‘To Tell the Kitchen Version’: Architectural Figurations of Race and Gender in Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Veep, Invective Spectacle, and the Figure of the Comedic Antiheroine
First page of “Wrestling with the Real”
Cover of "Presidential Unrealities"
The West and the Word: Imagining, Formatting, and Ordering the American West in Nineteenth-Century Cultural Discourse
Literaturtheorie nach 2001
Star Trek Discovery: Gesellschaftsvisionen für die Gegenwart
Revisiting and Revising the Fifties in Contemporary US Popular Culture Self-Reflexivity, Melodrama, and Nostalgia in Film and Television
Shuffling Narratives: Apocalypticism, Postmodernism, and Zombies
Periphere Räume in der Amerikanistik
Cover of "Participating Audiences, Imagined Public Spheres"
“I’m Not a Real Person Yet”: Queering Coming of Age in Frances Ha
First page of “The Unpopular Professions”
Post-Truth = Post-Narrative?: Reading the Narrative Liminality of Transnational Right-Wing Populism
The Horrors of the Oriental Space and Language in H.P. Lovecraft's 'The Shadow over Innsmouth.'
Narrative Instability: Destabilizing Identities, Realities, and Textualities in Contemporary American Popular Culture
Imagining Southern Spaces Hemispheric and Transatlantic Souths in Antebellum US Writings
Voyages through Literary Space: Mapping Globe and Nation in Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast
The Kitchen and the Factory: Spaces of Women's Work and the Negotiation of Socia