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Carina Breidenbach

Carina Breidenbach, M.A.

Academic coordinator of the DFG-research unit „Philology of Adventure“


Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich
Department of Comparative Literature and Literary Theory
Schellingstr. 3
80799 Munich

Room: Schellingstr. 7 / 204
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-3819

Research Interests

  • Literature and Emotions
  • Narratology
  • Limits of Representation
  • Literature and Psychoanalysis
  • Literature and Philosophy
  • German, English and Anglo-American Literature of the 20th and 21st century (esp. Kafka, Beckett, Pynchon, DeLillo)

Current Projects

  • (Literary) History and Poetics of Anxiety and Paranoia
  • Fact and Fiction in the “Post-Truth”-era
  • Cultural Constructions and Poetics of the Beach