Dorothee Birke


PD Dr.


Room: 40325

Office hours: Thursday 10:30 - 11:30



 : +43 512 507 4155



Research Interests

  • History of the Novel (especially 18th century and 20/21st century)
  • Reading and Book Culture
  • Literature in the Digital Age
  • Narrative Theory
  • Reception Studies
  • Memory Studies
  • Political Drama



2015-2018: Marie Curie Fellow at the Aarhus Institute for Advanced Studies, Denmark

2014-2015: Visiting Professor at the English Department, University of Freiburg

2008-2014: Postdoc Fellow at the Freiburg Institute of Advanced Studies


Selected Publications

1) „Multimodal You: Playing with Direct Address in Contemporary Narrative Television”. In Jan Alber, Greta Olson (Hgg.): How to Do Things with Narrative: Cognitive and Diachronic Perspectives, Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, 2018, 141-155 (mit Robyn Warhol).

2) „Economies of Space: The Value of Home in Contemporary British Theatre”. In Anne-Julia Zwierlein et al.(Hgg.), Proceedings Anglistentag 2017, Trier: WVT, 2018. 159-167.

3) Writing the Reader: Configurations of a Cultural Practice in the English Novel, Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter 2016.


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