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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: 204
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-3819

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Research interests

  • History and narratology of the adventure pattern
  • Dialectic transformations of adventure in the early modern period (Ariosto, Cervantes)
  • Performative modes of representing the imagination
  • Literature and philosophy in the eighteenth century
  • Libertinage and sentimentalism