Mary Cosgrove
Professor in German, German

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Ode to the Secret Atomic Flow of the World: Mein Hiddensee (2015) in, editor(s)Karen Leeder, Lyn Marven , Ulrike Draesner: A Companion, Berlin, De Gruyter, 2018, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2018

Mary Cosgrove, The Time of Sloth in Terezia Mora's Der einzige Mann auf dem Kontinent, Oxford German Studies, 46, (4), 2017 Journal Article, 2017

The Temporality of Boredom in the Age of Acceleration: The Car Crash in Contemporary German Literature in, editor(s)Anne Fuchs, J. J. Long , Time in German Literature and Culture, 1900-2015: Between Slowness and Acceleration, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2016, pp204-217 - [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2016

Mary Cosgrove, Born under Auschwitz: Melancholy Traditions in Postwar German Literature, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2014 Book, 2014

Reinventing Invented Tradition: Vergangenheitsbewältigung and the Literature of Melancholy in, editor(s)Peter Davies, Andrea Hammel , Edinburgh German Yearbook VIII: New Literary and Linguistic Perspectives on the German Language, National Socialism, and the Shoah , Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2014, pp107 - 123, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2014

Mary Cosgrove, Heimat as Non-Place and Terrain Vague in Jenny Erpenbeck's Heimsuchung and Julia Schoch's Mit der Geschwindigkeit des Sommers, New German Critique, 116, (Summer), 2012, p63 - 86 Journal Article, 2012

Mary Cosgrove, Anna Richardson (eds), Edinburgh German Yearbook VI: Sadness and Melancholy in German-Language Literature and Culture from the Seventeenth Century to the Present, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2012 Book, 2012

From Nobility to Sloth: Melancholy Self-Fashioning and the Hamlet Motif in Wolfgang Hildesheimer's Tynset and Masante in, editor(s)Rüdiger Görner, Isabel Wagner , Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik: Wolfgang Hildesheimer und England: Zur Topologie eines literarischen Transfers, Bern, Peter Lang, 2012, pp79 - 101, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2012

Sadness and Melancholy in German-Language Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present in, editor(s)Mary Cosgrove, Anna Richardson , Edinburgh German Yearbook VI: Sadness and Melancholy in German-Language Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2012, pp1 - 17, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2012

W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz in, editor(s)Stuart Taberner , The Cambridge Companion to the German Novel since 1990, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp195 - 210, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2011

Staatliche Körper, verkörperter Staat: Biopolitik in Albert Drachs >>Z.Z. Das ist die Zwischenzeit<< in, editor(s)Dietrich von Engelhardt, Juergen Barkhoff , Körperkult - Körperzwang - Körperstörung im Spiegel von Psychopathologie, Literatur und Kultur, Heidelberg, Matthes Verlag, 2010, pp258 - 270, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2010

Narrating German Suffering in the Shadow of Holocaust Victimology: W. G. Sebald, Contemporary Trauma Theory and Dieter Forte's Air Raids Epic in, editor(s)Stuart Taberner, Karina Berger , Germans as Victims in the Literary Fiction of the Berlin Republic, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2009, pp162 - 176, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2009

Erinnerungsethik und 'Dürer-Diskurs' im Werk W. G. Sebalds, Peter Weiss, Günter Grass und Jean Améry in, editor(s)Irene Heidelberger-Leonard, Mireille Tabah , W. G. Sebald: Intertexualität und Topographie, Berlin, LIT , 2009, pp153 - 166, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2009

W. G. Sebald for our Time: The Politics of Melancholy in his Work in, editor(s)Anne Fuchs, J. J. Long , W. G. Sebald and the Writing of History, Würzburg, Königshausen & Neumann, 2007, pp91 - 110, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2007

Mary Cosgrove, Boudoir Society: Violence and Biopolitics in Albert Drach's Protocol Novels, Krieg und Literatur, 19, 2006, p145 - 161 Journal Article, 2006

Mary Cosgrove, Anne Fuchs (eds), German Memory Contests: The Quest for Identity in Literature, Film, and Discourse since 1990, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2006 Book, 2006

The Anxiety of German Influence: Affiliation, Rejection, and Jewish Identity in W. G. Sebald's Work in, editor(s)Mary Cosgrove, Anne Fuchs , German Memory Contests: The Quest for Identity in Literature, Film, and Discourse since 1990, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2006, pp229 - 252, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2006

Mary Cosgrove, Melancholy Competitions: W. G. Sebald reads Günter Grass and Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German Life and Letters, special issue: 'Memory Contests - Cultural Memory, Hybridity, and Identity in German Discourses since 1990', 2006, p217 - 232 Journal Article, 2006

German Life and Letters, special issue: 'Memory Contests - Cultural Memory, Hybridity, and Identity in German Discourses since 1990', 59, April, (2006), Mary Cosgrove, Anne Fuchs, [eds.] Journal, 2006

German Memory Contests and the Management of the Past in, editor(s)Mary Cosgrove, Anne Fuchs , German Memory Contests: The Quest for Identity in Literature, Film, and Discourse since 1990, Rochester, NY, Camden House, 2006, pp1 - 21, [Mary Cosgrove, Anne Fuchs] Book Chapter, 2006

Bodies of Violence, Violated Bodies: The Victimised Victimiser in Albert Drach's Holocaust Autobiography in, editor(s)Helen Chambers , Violence, Culture and identity: Essays on German and Austrian Literature, Politics and Society, Oxford, Berlin, New York, Peter Lang, 2005, pp259 - 270, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2005

Mary Cosgrove, Grotesque Ambivalence: Melancholy and Mourning in the Prose Work of Albert Drach, Germany, Niemeyer / de Gruyter, 2004 Book, 2004

Netzwerk und Erinnerung in Wolfgang Hildesheimers Tynset in, editor(s)Hartmut Boehme, Juergen Barkhoff, Jeanne Riou , Netzwerke: Aesthetiken und Techniken der Vernetzung - 1800, 1900, 2000, Cologne, Böhlau, 2004, pp251 - 261, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2004

Melancholisches Leiden im Sex Getto der Zwischenzeit: Spuren des Affektiven im autobiographischen Werk von Albert Drach in, editor(s)Anne Fuchs, Sabine Stumper-Krobb , Sentimente, Gefühle, Empfindungen: Zur Geschichte und Literatur des Affektiven von 1770 bis heute, Würzburg, Königshausen & Neumann, 2003, pp213 - 223, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2003

Melancholisches Leiden im Sex Getto der Zwischenzeit: Spuren des Affektiven im autobiographischen Werk von Albert Drach in, editor(s)Anne Fuchs, Sabine Stumper-Krobb , Sentiment, Gefühle, Empfindungen: Zur Geschichte und Literatur des Affektiven von 1770 bis heute, Würzburg, Königshausen & Neumann, 2003, pp213 - 223, [Mary Cosgrove] Book Chapter, 2003

Recognition

Memberships

Committee member and trustee: Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA) Association of German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS) German Studies Association (North America) (GSA) German Studies Association of Ireland (GSAI)