Philipp Schweighauser

Philipp Schweighauser is Associate Professor and Head of American and General Literatures at the University of Basel. He is the author of The Noises of American Literature, 1890-1985: Toward a History of Literary Acoustics (UP Florida, 2006) and co-editor of Aesthetics in the 21st Century (Punctum Books, 2014), Teaching Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (MLA, 2007), Terrorism, Media, and the Ethics of Fiction: Transatlantic Perspectives on Don DeLillo (Continuum, 2010), and Haunted Narratives: Life Writing in an Age of Trauma (U of Toronto P, 2013). He I the SNSF research project “Of Cultural, Poetic, and Medial Alterity” (2014-2017). Currrently, he is the President of the Swiss Association for North American Studies.

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Nr. 44: Vom Close Reading zum Social Reading
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