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Dr. Manuel Mühlbacher

Dr. Manuel Mühlbacher

Postdoctoral researcher on the project “Dialectics of Adventure in the Early Modern Period: Ariosto and Cervantes” (Principal Investigator: Martin von Koppenfels)


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

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Research interests

  • History and narrative theory of adventure
  • Transformations of adventure in the early modern period (in part. Ariosto and Cervantes)
  • Literary and cultural history of the early modern period
  • Narrative wounds
  • Narrative structures of remembering
  • Phenomena of reading
  • Imagination as a mode of representation
  • Literature and philosophy in the eighteenth century (in part. Shaftesbury, Condillac and Diderot)