Seminar für Englische Philologie

Dorothea Schuller MA

Wissenschaftliche Assistentin

Focus of research / Forschungsschwerpunkte:

  • H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
  • Victorian Visual Culture (The Pre-Raphaelites, English Symbolism & Decadence)
  • (Female) Gothic
  • Shakespeare's Sonnets
  • Gender Studies
  • Film and Popular Culture


  • Laufende Projekte:

  • (Diss.) H.D.s Prosa im Kontext der Moderne (AT)


  • Publications:
    Publications / Veröffentlichungen


  • "Transcending Boundaries: H.D.'s Pre-Raphaelite Novel White Rose and the Red." Litteraria Pragensia 13, 26 (2003), 68-81.
  • "Lust for Life(style): Grotesker Humor und sozialer Surrealismus in Danny Boyles Trainspotting." Jörn Glasenapp & Claudia Lillge, eds. Die Filmkomödie der Gegenwart. Paderborn: Fink 2008, 13-32.
  • "H.D.: Lyrik und Prosa," "Harold Bloom: Das literaturtheoretische Werk." Kindlers Neues Literatur-Lexikon. Ed. Heinz Ludwig Arnold. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2009 (forthcoming).
  • "Angela Carter." Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Ed. Robin Reid. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008 (forthcoming).


  • Vorträge / Talks and Lectures (under construction)

  • "Männlich, weiblich, was ihr wollt: Shakespeare und die Lust am Spiel mit den Geschlechtern."
    Part of a lecture series accompanying the exhibition "'Seht hier auf dies Gemälde, und auf dies...': Bilder aus John Boydells Shakespeare Gallery." Paulinerkirche, Göttingen. February 10, 2008.


  • Tagungen / Conferences

  • (in preparation) with Kathleen Loock:
    Interdisciplinary Conference "REMAKE │REMODEL: New Perspectives on Remakes, Film Adaptations and Fan Productions" (University of Göttingen, June 30-July 2, 2010)
  • with Stephanie Sommerfeld:
    "Discourse, Dreams, Delusion: The Enlightenment and the Gothic in Transatlantic Perspective", Student Conference, July 4-5 2008, University of Göttingen.



  • Teaching:
    WS 2008/2009

  • Proseminar: "Victorian Literature and Visual Culture," Thursday, 2:15-3:45 p.m. VG 1.101
  • Übung: "Introduction to British Cultural History: The Victorian Age," Tuesday, 10:15-11:45 a.m. VG 1.104


  • SS 2008

  • Proseminar: "The Gothic Novel: Walpole to Shelley", Thursday, 2:15-3:45 p.m. VG 2.101
  • Proseminar: "Margaret Atwood", Monday, 6:15-7:45 p.m. VG 1.101

  • WS 2007/2008

  • Proseminar: "Shakespeare: Poetry and Drama"
  • E-Proseminar: "Introduction to the Study of British Literature and Culture"

  • SS 2007

  • Proseminar: "Victorian Literature and Visual Culture"
  • Übung: "Introduction to Feminist Theory"

  • WS 2006/2007

  • Proseminar: "Gender and Intertextuality in Twentieth-Century Rewritings of Fairy Tales"
  • E-Proseminar: "Introduction to the Study of British Literature and Culture"

  • SS 2006

  • Proseminar: "Introduction to Modernism"
  • E-Proseminar: "Introduction to the Study of British Literature and Culture"

  • WS 2005/2006

  • Hauptseminar (with R. Weiershausen): "New Historicism am Beispiel von deutschen und englischen Herrscherdramen des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts"
  • E-Proseminar: "Introduction to the Study of British Literature and Culture"

  • SS 2005

  • Proseminar: "The Gothic Tradition in Literature"
  • E-Proseminar: "Introduction to the Study of English Literature and Culture"

  • WS 2004/2005

  • Proseminar: "Shakespeare's Tragedies"
  • E-Proseminar: "Introduction to the Study of English Literature"