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Details on Christ Tobias:


RUB Faculty, Institute Fakultät für Philologie/ Germanistisches Institut
Type of Project Conference/ Summer School/ Workshops
International Research Institution Universität Bern
Location Bern, CH
Report I participated on a doctoral Workshop about Pacific literature around 1800/2000, organised by the Institut für Germanistik, Universität Bern (12th/13th march 2016). By interesting lectures and discussions on voyage accounts and their reception in German literature (G. Forster, J.-J. Rousseau, G. Lichtenberg, F. Hölderlin, A. v. Chamisso) and contemporary fictional Pacific discourses in the recent novels of Ch. Kracht and H. Ch. Buch and others I learned a lot of new things about German literature and its construction of cultural alterity in connection with colonialism.
Cooperation Partner www.germanistik.unibe.ch

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