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Name Dr Steffan Davies
Job title Senior Lecturer in German
Department Department of German University of Bristol
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Qualifications MA, MSt, DPhil(Oxon)
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies English Goethe Society
Goethe-Gesellschaft in Weimar
Deutsche Schillergesellschaft
Internationale Alfred-Döblin-Gesellschaft
Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland
Keywords Friedrich Schiller
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Alfred Döblin
German literature
German history
historiography
exile
Areas of expertise My principal interests lie in German literature and history since 1750, and in the interplay of literature, historiography and history. I have published on Schiller and Goethe, on perceptions of the Thirty Years War in the 'long nineteenth century' (1790-1920), on the historian Leopold von Ranke and on the twentieth-century author Alfred Döblin. I am currently working on Döblin's literary response to exile during Nazism and his return to Germany in 1945.
Languages (other than English)
Welsh spoken    written
German spoken    written