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Hilary Brown

Specializing in

  • German literature
  • Early women’s writing in Germany and the wider context of European literary history
  • Women and translation in Germany 1600-1760

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Some recent publications relevant for NEWW

  • Benedikte Naubert (1756-1819) and her Relations to English Culture (2005)
  • (ed.), Landmarks in German Women’s Writing. Oxford, Peter Lang, 2007
  • "Johanna Eleonora Petersen and the Reception of Molière in Germany", Forum for Modern Language Studies, 43 (2007), p. 69-80
  • (with B. Wehinger; eds.), Übersetzungskultur im 18. Jahrhundert: Übersetzerinnen in Deutschland, Frankreich und der Schweiz. (Aufklärung und Moderne, vol. 12). Hanover, Wehrhahn, 2008.
  • "'Als käm Sie von der Thems und von der Seyne her': Luise Gottsched (1713-1762) als Übersetzerin", in Brown and Wehinger (eds.), Übersetzungskultur im 18. Jahrhundert, 2008, p. 37-52.

Realized or planned activities/publications in NEWW-context

  • Contribution to the Translators, Interpreters, Mediators: Women Writers 1700-1900 Study Day, Chawton, 11 March 2006
  • "Luise Gottsched and the reception of French enlightenment literature in Germany", in Dow (ed.), Translators. 2007, p. 21-36.
  • participation in NEWW session of Study Day Women's Literary Networks, London, March 2008.
  • co-organiser of the Chawton NEWW conference, May 2008.
  • co-editor of the Chawton 2008 proceedings.


More details

AsK, September 2010

  • Participants > Brown

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