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Publications

Monograph

*W.G. Sebald’s Hybrid Poetics: Literature as Historiography. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2014 hardcover; 2016 paperback. [Interdisciplinary German Cultural Studies 14]

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Edited Volumes

*Witnessing, Memory, Poetics: H.G. Adler and W.G. Sebald. Eds. Helen Finch and Lynn L. Wolff. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2014. [Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture, and Thought 1]

Reviews:

  • Terry Pitts in four installments, September, October, November 2014: http://sebald.wordpress.com/category/witnessing-memory-poetics-book/
  • German Quarterly 87.4 (2014): 509-510
  • Lia Deromedi, Holocaust Studies. A Journal of Culture and History 21.3 (2015): 194-196
  • Mark R. McCulloh, Choice 6 (2015): 977
  • Richard Sheppard, Journal of European Studies 45.3 (2015): 275-277
  • Margarete Landwehr, Journal of Austrian Studies 48.3 (2015): 153-156
  • Mark R. McCulloh, Monatshefte 108.1 (2016): 149-152.

 

Aisthesis und Noesis. Zwei Erkenntnisformen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Eds. Hans Adler and Lynn L. Wolff. München: Fink, 2013.

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Articles and Book Chapters (*peer-reviewed)

  • Wolff, Lynn L. “Austerlitz” W.G. Sebald Handbuch. Leben – Werk – Wirkung. Eds. Michael Niehaus and Claudia Öhlschläger. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2017. 48-58.
  • Wolff, Lynn L. “Zur Sebald-Forschung.” W.G. Sebald Handbuch. Leben – Werk – Wirkung. Eds. Michael Niehaus and Claudia Öhlschläger. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2017. 312-318.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “‘Die Grenzen des Sagbaren’: Towards a Political Philology in H.G. Adler’s Reflections on Language.” H.G. Adler: Life, Literature, Legacy. Eds. Julia Creet, Sara R. Horowitz, and Amira Bojadzija-Dan. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2016. 273-301.
  • *Finch, Helen and Lynn L. Wolff. “Introduction: The Adler-Sebald Intertextual Relationship as Paradigm for Intergenerational Literary Testimony” Witnessing, Memory, Poetics: H.G. Adler and W.G. Sebald. Eds. Helen Finch and Lynn L. Wolff. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2014.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “‘Der Autor zwischen Literatur und Politik’: H.G. Adler’s ‘Engagement’ and W.G. Sebald’s ‘Restitution.’” Witnessing, Memory, Poetics: H.G. Adler and W.G. Sebald. Eds. Helen Finch and Lynn L. Wolff. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2014.
  • Adler, Hans and Lynn L. Wolff. “Einleitung. Literatur in der Aisthesis-Noesis-Konstellation.” Aisthesis und Noesis. Zwei Erkenntnisformen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Hans Adler and Lynn L. Wolff. Munich: Fink, 2013. 13-23.
  • Wolff, Lynn L. “Literary Knowledge of the Past: Seeing/Remembering/Imagining.” Aisthesis und Noesis. Zwei Erkenntnisformen vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Eds. Hans Adler and Lynn L. Wolff. Munich: Fink, 2013. 145-160.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “The ‘Solitary Mallard’: On Sebald and Translation.” Journal of European Studies, Special Issue: W.G. Sebald. Ed. Richard Sheppard. 41.3-4 (December 2011): 323-340.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “W.G. Sebald: A ‘Grenzgänger’ of the 20th/21st Eurostudia – Revue Transatlantique de Recherche sur l’Europe, Special Issue 7.1-2 (2011): 191-198.
  • *Catling, Jo, Richard Hibbitt, and Lynn L. Wolff. “W.G. Sebald: Secondary Bibliography.” Saturn’s Moons: W.G. Sebald—A Handbook. Eds. Jo Catling and Richard Hibbitt. Oxford: Legenda, 2011. 495-543.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “H.G. Adler and W.G. Sebald: From History and Literature to Literary Historiography.” Monatshefte, Special Issue: H.G. Adler. Rüdiger Görner; Klaus L. Berghahn. 103.2 (2011) 257-275.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “Literary Historiography: W.G. Sebald’s Fiction.” W.G. Sebald: Schreiben ex patria / Expatriate Writing. Ed. Gerhard Fischer. Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2009. 317-330.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “‘Das metaphysische Unterfutter der Realität’: Recent Publications and Trends in W.G. Sebald Research.” Monatshefte 99.1 (2007) 78-101.
  • *Wolff, Lynn L. “‘The Mare of Majdanek’: Intersections of History and Fiction in Bernhard Schlink’s Der Vorleser.” Internationales Archiv für Sozialgeschichte der Literatur (IASL) 29.1 (2004) 84-117.

 

 

Book Reviews

  • Gwyer, Kirstin. Encrypting the Past: The German-Jewish Holocaust Novel of the First Generation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. Monatshefte, 109.2 (2017): 326-329.
  • A Literature of Restitution: Critical Essays on W.G. Sebald, ed. Jeannette Baxter, Valerie Henitiuk, and Ben Hutchinson. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013. Modern Language Review, 111.2 (2016): 589-592.
  • Finch, Helen. Sebald’s Bachelors: Queer Resistance and the Unconforming Life. Oxford: Legenda, 2013. Modern Language Review 111.1 (2016): 292-294.
  • Osborne, Dora. Traces of Trauma in W.G. Sebald and Christoph Ransmayr. Oxford: Legenda, 2013. Modern Language Review 111.1 (2016): 294-296.
  • From Kafka to Sebald. Modernism and Narrative Form, ed. Sabine Wilke. London: Continuum, 2012. Monatshefte 105.4 (2013): 730-732.
  • Emerging German-Language Novelists of the Twenty-First Century, eds. Lyn Marven and Stuart Taberner. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2011. Gegenwartsliteratur 11 (2012): 372-374.
  • W.G. Sebald and the Writing of History, eds. Anne Fuchs and J.J. Long. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2007. Monatshefte 100.3 (2008): 455-457.
  • W.G. Sebald. History—Memory—Trauma, eds. Scott Denham and Marc McCulloh. Berlin and New York: de Gruyter, 2006. Monatshefte 100.2 (2008): 313-316.

Manuscript reviews for Edinburgh German Yearbook, Genre, German Quarterly, Monatshefte, Northwestern University Press, Scientia Poetica, Trespassing Journal, Holocaust and Genocide Studies

 

Radio Reviews

  • The Kraus Project. Essays by Karl Kraus, translated and annotated by Jonathan Franzen with assistance and additional notes from Paul Reitter and Daniel Kehlmann. A bilingual edition. London: Fourth Estate, 2013. “Kritikergespräch” together with Denis Scheck and Zaia Alexander, “Büchermarkt,” Deutschlandfunk, broadcast February 4, 2014, 16:10-16:30.
  • Spiegelman, Art. MetaMaus. Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer Verlag, 2012. “Kritikergespräch” together with Denis Scheck and Zaia Alexander, “Büchermarkt,” Deutschlandfunk, broadcast December 14, 2012, 16:10-16:30.
  • Dorn, Thea and Richard Wagner. Die deutsche Seele. München: Knaus, 2011. “Kritikergespräch” together with Denis Scheck and Zaia Alexander, “Büchermarkt,” Deutschlandfunk, broadcast February 28, 2012, 16:10-16:30.

 

Translations

  • Hermand, Jost. “More than a House-Painter? Brecht’s Hitler” in Unmasking Hitler. Cultural Representations of Hitler from the Weimar Republic to the Present. Eds. Klaus L. Berghahn and Jost Hermand. (Oxford; New York: Peter Lang, 2005) 171-192.
  • The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945: Ghettos in German-Occupied Eastern Europe. Volume 1: Early Camps, Youth Camps, and Concentration Camps and Subcamps under the SS-Business Administration Main Office (WVHA). Ed. Geoffrey Megargee. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. Translations of the following entries from German into English:
    • Kurt Schilde, “Columbia House” (59-61)
    • Herbert Diercks, “Fuhlsbüttel [aka Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel]” (77-79)
    • Marcus Kienle, “Gotteszell” (83-84)
    • Marcus Kienle, “Heuberg [aka Stetten am kalten Markt” (95-97)
    • Martina Ruppert, “Landau [aka Schutzhaftlager in der Landauer Fortkaserne]” (114-115)
    • Martina Ruppert, “Neustadt an der Haardt [aka Rheinpfalz” (135-137)
    • Dieter Zühlke, “Hardehausen” (363-365)
    • Dieter Vaupel, “Hessisch Lichtenau” (365-367)
    • Dietfrid Krause-Vilmar, “Kassel” (368)
    • Gernot Römer, “Augsburg (Michelwerke)” (451-452)
    • Evelyn Zagenhagen, “Bad Ischl [aka Bad Ischl, Umsiedlerlager]” (455)