Mara Wade, Professor Emerita

Mara Wade


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Selected awards include:

  • 2023: Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, one semester, Uppsala University
  • 2023: Digital Innovation Award, Renaissance Society of America, for Emblematica Online. The Digital Innovation Award recognizes excellence in digital projects that support the study of the Renaissance (1300–1700) 

Selected publications include:


  • The German Baroque Pastoral Singspiel. Berner Beiträge zur Barockgermanistik, edited by Blake Lee Spahr, vol. 7. Bern: Lang, 1990. 353 pp.
  • Triumphus Nuptialis Danicus: German Court Culture and Denmark. The Great Wedding of 1634. Wolfenbütteler Arbeiten zur Barockforschung, vol. 27. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1996. 444 pp., 150 illustrations
  • In progressA Social History of the Renaissance Emblem

Edited volumes

  • (with Pedro Germano Leal) Digital Emblematica, special issue of Early Modern Digital Review (2023)
  • (with Christopher Fletcher and Andrew Schwenk) Emblems in the Free Imperial City: Emblems, Empire, and Identity in Early Modern Nürnberg. (Intersections: Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Modern Culture, eds. K. A. E. Enenkel and W. S. Melion. Leiden & Boston: Brill, 2023, submitted)
  • Collections and Books, Images and Texts: Early Modern German Cultures of the Book. Chloe. (Forthcoming Leiden: Brill, [2023])
  • (with Justyna Kiliańczyk-Zięba) Playing it by The Book. Printed and Manuscript Book Games as Vehicles for Play in Early Modernity, eds. and Mara R. Wade (proposal submitted to Wolfenbütteler Forschungen)

Digital publication/scholarly research 

  • Emblematica Online (PI: Mara R. Wade; Co-PIs: Timothy W. Cole, Myung-Ja Han; with Hans Brandhorst, Thomas Stäcker)  

Articles and chapters

  • “Hidden in Plain Sight: Melchior Lorck’s Emblematized Adages.” In: Quid est Secretum? Edited by Agnés Guiderdoni, Ralph Dekoninck, and Walter Melion. Intersections, Vol. 65.2. Leiden: Brill, 2020, 572-616 
  • Internationale Netzwerke und Mäzenatentum am Wolfenbütteler Hof: Die Dedikationen und Vorreden der Musikdrucke von Michael Praetorius. In: Musik im Umbruch Studien zu Michael Praetorius. Edited by Sven Limbeck, Rainer Schmitt, Sigrid Wirth. Wolfenbütteler Renaissanceforschungen, 172. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2022, 297-322 and 335
  • “The Emblems of the Altdorf Academy (1577-1623): Emblematic Pedagogy and the Nuremberg Civic Culture,” special volume edited by Matthias Roick, Danilo Facca, Valentina Lepri. History of Universities, 34.2 (2021): 133-166
  • “Denmark’s Brides: The Work of the Queen Consort in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century,” Historisk Tidsskrift, (invited and in progress)

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Henry Gerlach, Professor Emeritus


Selected publications include:Henry Gerlach

  • Conrad Ferdinand Meyer Bibliographie. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 1994.
  • Friedrich Hebbel. Wesselburener Ausgabe. Briefwechsel 1829-1863. 5 vols. München: iudicium verlag, 1999.
  • "'Wenn nichts als Trotz mich triebe ...': Betrachtungen zum
  • Todeswunsch von Hebbels Mariamne." Zeitschrift für deutsche Philologie. 112 (1993): 529-542.
  • "Ilse Aichingers 'Spiegelgeschichte': eine einzigartige Erzählung." Österreich in Geschichte und Literatur. 40 (1996): 37-45.
  • "Hebbels Briefe der Lehr- und Wanderjahre: Hinweise für Benutzer," Hebbel-Jahrbuch. 54 (1999): 83-94.
  • Einwaende und Einsichten. Revidierte Deutungen deutschsprachiger Literatur des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts. Muenchen: Iudicium, 2002.
  • Gottfried Keller: Bibliographie. Tuebingen: Niemeyer, 2003.
  • "Eichmann's Blood Barter in Hungary : Five Dramas," Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 7, 2 (2008) 217-230.


C. Stephen Jaeger, Professor Emeritus


Selected publications include:C. Stephen Jarger

  • Enchantment: On Charisma and the Sublime in the Arts of the West(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012)
  • Medieval Humanism in Gottfried von Strassburg's Tristan und Isolde (Heidelberg: Winter, 1977)
  • The Origins of Courtliness: Civilizing Trends and the Formation of Courtly Ideals, 935-1210 (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1985). (Choice Magazine outstanding book of the year)
  • The Envy of Angels: Cathedral Schools and European Social Ideals, 950-1200 (Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1994). Awarded Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History from American Philosophical Society, 1995. It is due to appear in paperback in Fall 2000.
  • Ennobling Love: In Search of a Lost Sensibility (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999)
  • Über die Entstehung der höfischen Kultur (German translation of Origins of Courtliness), Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2001.
  • Scholars and Courtiers: Intellectuals and Society in the Medieval West, Variorum Reprint, 2002.
  • Der gesunde Gelehrte: Festschrift für Hans Bänziger zum 70. Geburtstag (Zürich: Schläpfer, 1987).
  • Humanism and Public Life: Papers of the UW Humanities Center Conference, special issue of Modern Language Quarterly
  • Fremdes wahrnehmen - fremdes Wahrnehmen: Studien zur Geschichte der Wahrnehmung und zur Begegnung von Kulturen in Mittelalter und früher Neuzeit, ed. Wolfgang Harms & C. Stephen Jaeger, (Stuttgart/Leipzig: Hirzel, 1997)


Marianne Kalinke, CAS Professor and Trowbridge Chair in Literary Studies, Emerita


Selected publications include:Marianne Kalinke

  • King Arthur, North-by-Northwest. The matière de Bretagne in Old Norse-Icelandic Romances. Bibliotheca Arnamagnæana, XXXVII. Copenhagen: Reitzel, 198l. Pp. xii + 277.
  • Bibliography of Old Norse-Icelandic Romances. Compiled by Marianne E. Kalinke and P. M. Mitchell. Islandica, 44. Ithaca, N. Y.: Cornell University Press, 1985. Pp. xii + 140.
  • Möttuls saga. Edited by Marianne E. Kalinke. With an Edition of Le Lai du cort mantel by Philip E. Bennett. Editiones Arnamagnæanæ, B, 30. Copenhagen: Reitzel, 1987. Pp. cli + 108.
  • Bridal-Quest Romance in Medieval Iceland. Islandica, 46. Ithaca, N. Y.: Cornell University Press, 1990. Pp. xii + 223.
  • The Book of Reykjahólar: The Last of the Great Medieval Legendaries. Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Press, 1996. Pp. xii + 322.
  • Norse Romance I: The Tristan Legend (Editor). Arthurian Archives, IV. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1999. Pp. x + 294.
  • Norse Romance II: The Knights of the Round Table (Editor). Arthurian Archives, IV. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1999. Pp. 329.
  • Norse Romance III: Hærra Ivan (Editor). Arthurian Archives, V. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1999. Pp. 320.
  • St. Oswald of Northumbria: Continental Metamorphoses. With an Edition and Translation of Ósvalds saga and Van sunte Oswaldo deme konninghe. Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. Pp. xi + 207.



Karl-Heinz Schoeps, Professor Emeritus

Selected publications include:Karl-Heinz Schoeps

  • Literatur im Dritten Reich. Berlin: Weidler, 2000 (second and revised edition)
  • Literature and Film in the Third Reich. Rochester NY: Camden House, 2004
  • Tallhover or The Eternal Spy: Hans Joachim Schädlich's Stasi-Novel "Tallhover." In: German Writers and the Politics of Culture: Dealing with the Stasi, eds. Paul Cook and Andrew Plowman (Houndmills/Basingstoke, New York: Palgrave-MacMillan, 3003), 71-84.
  • Conservative Opposition: Friedrich Reck-Malleczewen's Anti-Fascist Novel Bockelson: A History of Mass Hysteria." In: A Flight of Fantasy: New Perspectives on Inner Emigration in German Literature 1933-1945, eds. Neil Donahue and Doris Kirchner (New York, Oxford: Berghahn, 2001, paper 2005), 188-198.
  • Interpretation von Bertolt Brechts Gedicht "An die Nachgeborenen." In:Brecht-Handbuch, vol. 2, Gedichte, ed. Jan Knopf (Stuttgart: Metzler, 2001), 274-281.
  • Interpretation von Brechts Gedicht "Legende vom toten Soldaten." In: Brecht-Handbuch, vol. 2, Gedichte, ed. Jan Knopf (Stuttgart: Metzler, 2001), 50-57.
  • Interpretation von Bertolt Brechts Aufsatz "Die Horst-Wessel-Legende." In Brecht-Handbuch, vol 3, Prosa, Filme, Drehbücher, ed. Jan Knopf (Stuttgart: Metzler, 2002) 276-282.
    Bertolt Brecht und Bernard Shaw. Bonn: Bouvier, 1974.
  • DDR-Literatur im Tauwetter. New York, Bern, Frankfurt a.M: Lang, 1985. (Anthology in three volumes, with introduction, interviews; together with Richard Zipser).
  • Bertolt Brecht: Life, Work, and Criticism Fredericton, N.B. (Canada): York Press Ltd., 1989. 
    Literatur im Dritten Reich. Bern: Lang, 1992. 237 pp.
  • "Nazi Writers in Germany after 1945." In progress.


Rochelle Wright, Professor Emerita


Selected publications include:Rochelle Wright

  • Danish Emigrant Ballads and Songs. Carbondale: Southern Illinois U P, 1983 (with Robert L. Wright). pp. 302.
  • The Visible Wall: Jews and Other Ethnic Outsiders in Swedish Film. Carbondale: Southern Illinois U P, and Uppsala, Sweden: Centre for Multi-Ethnic Research, 1998. pp. 454.
  • "Textual Dialogue and the Humanistic Tradition: Kerstin Ekman's Gör mig levande igen," Scandinavian Studies 72 (2000): 279-300.
  • "Att förmedla det svenska: Utvandrarna och Äppelkriget" [Transmitting 'Swedishness': The Emigrants and The Apple War]. Filmhäftet 28:3 (2000): 6-11.
  • "From Strindberg to Ekman: Swedish Literature and the American Audience." Swedish-American Historical Quarterly 50 (1999): 233-244.
  • "Nature Imagery and National Romanticism in the Films of Alf Sjöberg." Scandinavian Studies 70 (1998): 461-476.
  • "Delblanc's Kanaans land and Moberg's Emigrant Tetralogy: Intertextuality and Transformation." Scandinavian-Canadian Studies 5 (1992): 81-93.
  • "The Martinsons and Literary History." Scandinavian Studies 64 (1992): 263-69.
  • "Dream and Dream Imagery in Ivar Lo-Johansson's Godnatt, jord." Scandinavian Studies 64 (1992): 53-67.