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Kirstin Gwyer’s research interests are in twentieth- and twenty-first-century literature, with a particular focus on Holocaust literature and contemporary Jewish writing, postmodernism and post-postmodernism, literature since the Wende, and comparative contemporary aftermath writing.


German language, German literature from the eighteenth century to the present, with a special interest in modernist and contemporary writing. Prescribed authors offered include Thomas Mann, Kafka, Grass and Sebald.