Professor Elizabeth Boa

Contact details

Name:
Professor Elizabeth Boa
Position/Fellowship type:
International Advisory Board - Emeritus Professor of German (University of Nottingham)
Institute:
Institute of Languages Cultures and Societies
Email address:
Elizabeth.Boa@sas.ac.uk
Website:
https://ilcs.sas.ac.uk/people/professor-elizabeth-boa

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Language and Literature (German), Literatures in a modern language
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Profile

Elizabeth Boa is Emeritus Professor of German at the University of Nottingham and a Fellow of the British Academy. Along with studies of Wedekind, Kafka, and German Heimat discourse, she has published widely on women writers, notably Ingeborg Bachmann and Christa Wolf. She is co-editor with Janet Wharton of Women and the Wende: Social Effects and Cultural Reflections of the German Unification Process (German Monitor, 31 [1994]), and with Heike Bartel of Anne Duden: A Revolution of Words (German Monitor, 56 [2003]) and of Pushing at Boundaries: Approaches to Contemporary German Women Writers from Karen Duve to Jenny Erpenbeck (German Monitor, 64 [2006]).

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