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Focus Areas

These focus areas contain the most urgent questions concerning a philology of adventure. They form sites for common research and direct the projects’ work towards specific fields.

Each project participates in two focus areas.

  • While the area Adventure and Modernity forms the historical focus of the group,
  • the area Driving Forces of Storytelling orients its research in the psychology of literature,
  • the area Contingency and Coherency represents its narratological emphasis,
  • and the area Adventure and Fiction places a focus on literary theory.