Anglistisches Seminar
PD Dr. Philipp Löffler
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University of Heidelberg, English Department
Kettengasse 12, 69117 Heidelberg
office: room 317

+ 49 (6221) 542837

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Philipp Löffler teaches American literary and cultural history (Revolution to Present). His fields of specialization include the history and sociology of reading, literary patronage, the professionalization of authorship, and the history of US higher education. He has (co)-edited a number of books, most recently The Handbook of American Romanticism (2021) and How to Read the Literary Market (2021). His first monograph is Pluralist Desires: Contemporary Historical Fiction and the End of the Cold War (Camden House). His next book will be a cultural history of US literary professionalism in the nineteenth century, tentatively titled Publishing Scoundrels: American Literature and the Professionalization of Authorship, 1790-1915.
Geändert: 04.10.2021 (Bruchelt)