Articles & Book Chapters

Journal Articles:

  • (forthc. 2021) “From Law-and-Literature to Law and the Humanities, Law and Culture… and Beyond?” Perspectives on Literature and Interdisciplinarity. Eds Jens Martin Gurr and Ursula Kluwick. Anglistik 32:3 (2021). [peer reviewed]
  • “Slippery Pirates: Generic Conventions and Discursive Instability in John Fletcher and Philip Massinger’s Pirate Plays.” Pirates in English Literature. Eds. Claire Jowitt and Manushag N. Powell. Humanities 1 (2020): 7. https://doi.org/10.3390/h9010007. [peer reviewed]
  • (with Lena Steveker) “Introduction: Early Modern Spectacles.” Journal for the Study of British Cultures 2 (2018): 121-128.
  • “Wilde Crimes: Biographilia, the Art of Murder and Decadent (Homo)Sexuality in Gyles Brandreth’s Oscar Wilde-Series.” (Neo-)Victorian Masculinities. Eds. Ann Heilmann and Mark Llewellyn. Victoriographies – A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-19142 (2015): 165-182. [peer reviewed]
  • “Thomas Middleton’s Gothic Nightmares: The Revenger’s Tragedy, The Bloody Banquet and The Lady’s Tragedy.Zeitsprünge: Forschungen zur Frühen Neuzeit / Studies in Early Modern History, Culture and Science 16.3/4 (2012): 225-242. [peer reviewed]
  • (with Nadine Boehm-Schnitker) “Introduction: Spectacles and Things – Visual and Material Culture and/in Neo-Victorianism.” Spectacles and Things: Visual and Material Culture and/in Neo-Victorianism. Eds Nadine Boehm-Schnitker and Susanne Gruss. Neo-Victorian Studies 2 (2011): 1-23. [peer reviewed]
  • “Spicing up the Austen Cult: Negotiating Bollywood, Hollywood and Heritage Aesthetics in Bride and Prejudice.” Bollywood and Beyond: Contemporary Indian Cinemas and Globalization. Thomas Kühn. ZAA: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 57.1 (2009): 47-57.

Book Chapters:

  • (forthc. 2021) “Immersionstherapie? Der Jane Austen-Kult 2.0 – Darcymanie, Prequels, Sequels und Mash-Ups.” Populärliteratur. Hgg. Sabine Friedrich and Dirk Niefanger. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. [Focus: Gegenwart]
  • (forthc. 2021) “La formation féminine.Literarische Form. Hgg. Matthias Erdbeer, Florian Kläger, and Klaus Stierstorfer. Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter. [Grundthemen der Literaturwissenschaft]
  • “Revisiting the Bloody Chamber: Transnational Bluebeard-Tales in Helen Oyeyemi’s Mr Fox (2011) and Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak (2015).” And Thereby Hangs a Tale: A Critical Anatomy of (Popular) Tales. Eds Ina Habermann and Christian Krug. Erlangen: FAU University Press, 2020. 125–139. https://doi.org/10.25593/978-3-96147-343-4.
  • “Golems, Vampires and a Mechanical Queen: Neo-Gothic Detection and the Psychogeography of Urban Change.” Transforming Cities: Discourses of Urban Change. Eds Monika Pietrzak-Franger, Nora Pleßke and Eckart Voigts. Heidelberg: Winter, 2018. 59-73. [anglistik & englischunterricht 85]
  • “Bleak London: (Neo-)Dickensian Psychogeographies.” English Topographies in Literature and Culture: Space, Place, and Identity. Eds Ina Habermann and Daniela Keller. Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2016. 74-90. [Spatial Practices: An Interdisciplinary Series in Cultural History, Geography and Literature 23]
  • “Jacobean Gothic and the Law: Revengers and Ineffectual Rulers in Middleton and Massinger.” Gothic Transgressions: Extension and Commercialization of a Cultural Mode. Eds Ellen Redling and Christian Schneider. Zürich: LIT, 2015. 35-53.
  • (with Lena Steveker, Angelika Zirker) “Introduction: Not Shakespeare – New Approaches to Drama in the Seventeenth Century.” Anglistentag 2013 Konstanz: Proceedings. Eds Silvia Mergenthal and Reingard Nischik. Trier: wvt, 2014. 153-157.
  • (with Nadine Boehm-Schnitker) “Introduction: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian – Neo-Victorian Fashions.” Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture: Immersions and Revisitations. Eds Nadine Boehm-Schnitker and Susanne Gruss. London and New York, NY: Routledge, 2014. 1-17. [peer reviewed]
  • “Spectres of the Past: Reading the Phantom of Family Trauma in Neo-Victorian Fiction.Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture: Immersions and Revisitations. Eds Nadine Boehm-Schnitker and Susanne Gruss. London and New York, NY: Routledge, 2014. 123-136. [peer reviewed]
  • (with Simone Broders, Stephanie Waldow) “Phänomene der Fremdheit – Fremdheit als Phänomen: Einleitung.” Phänomene der Fremdheit – Fremdheit als Phänomen. Simone Broders, Susanne Gruß and Stephanie Waldow. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2012. 9-24.
  • “‘But there was something very appealing about that Fe-Male’: Transgender als Passing von Jackie Kays Trumpet (1998) zum neoviktorianischen Bildungsroman.” Phänomene der Fremdheit – Fremdheit als Phänomen. Simone Broders, Susanne Gruß and Stephanie Waldow. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2012. 191-213.
  • “Angela Carter’s Excessive Stagings of the Canon: Psychoanalytic Closets, Hermaphroditic Dreams, and Jacobean Westerns.” Angela Carter: New Critical Readings. Eds Sonya Andermahr and Lawrence Phillips. London: Continuum, 2012. 44-55. [peer reviewed]
  • “The Diffusion of Gothic Conventions in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2003/2007).” Heroism in the Harry Potter Series. Eds Katrin Berndt and Lena Steveker. Farnham: Ashgate, 2011. 39-53. [peer reviewed]
  • “Sex and the City? Ecofeminism and the Urban Experience in Angela Carter, Anne Enright and Bernardine Evaristo.” Local Natures, Global Responsibilities: Ecocritical Perspectives on the New English Literatures. Eds Laurenz Volkmann, Nancy Grimm, Ines Detmers, and Katrin Thomson. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2010 [Cross/Cultures 121, ASNEL Papers 15]. 321-336. [peer reviewed]
  • “‘A few flowery phrases and he thinks I’m his’ – (Re)Appropriations of Wordsworth in Contemporary Literature and Film.” High and/versus Popular Culture. Eds Sabine Coelsch-Foisner and Dorothea Flothow. Heidelberg: Winter, 2009. 45-57.
  • “‘The Flesh Made Word’: Sensuous Religion in the Works of Michèle Roberts.” Anglistentag 2008 Tübingen: Proceedings. Eds Lars Eckstein and Christoph Reinfandt. Trier: wvt, 2009. 57-66.
  • “Shakespeare in Bollywood? Vishal Bhardwaj’s Omkara (2006).” Semiotic Encounters: Text, Image and Trans-Nation. Eds Sarah Säckel, Walter Göbel and Noha Hamdy. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2009. 223-238.
  • (with Rudolf Freiburg) “Introduction: Literature and Theodicy, Literature as“But Vindicate the Ways of God to Man”: Literature and Theodicy. Eds Rudolf Freiburg and Susanne Gruss. Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2004. 13-47.
  • “Megalomaniac Ice-Cream Cone, Sulking Mistress, Sadistic Slacker: God in Postmodern Narratives.” “But Vindicate the Ways of God to Man”: Literature and Theodicy. Eds Rudolf Freiburg and Susanne Gruss. Tübingen: Stauffenburg, 2004. 533-549.