- the contribution of formal features of literary texts to their aesthetic appeal
- Paul Celan's Shakespeare translations
|2007-2014||Studies of Literary Translation, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany|
|2008-2009||Lettres Modernes, German and English language and literature studies, Université de Nantes, France|
|09/2015||Researcher at the Max-Planck-Institut for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany|
|11/2014-08/2015||Academic Assistant at the Max-Planck-Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany|
Menninghaus, W., Wagner, V., Kegel, V., Knoop, C. A., & Schlotz, W. (2019). Beauty, elegance, grace, and sexiness compared. Plos One, 14 (6), e0218728. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0218728
This project focuses on the cognitive and affective implications of elegance, the range of phenomena that have the potential to be elegant, and the aesthetic and phenomenological qualia of (experiencing) elegance. Moreover, it investigates ...
- Syntax and effects of prosody in Kleist’s prose style
The project is devoted to analyzing distinctive patterns of prosodic grouping and implementing caesuras in Heinrich von Kleist’s narratives. It tests the hypothesis that Kleist’s syntax as well as his use of punctuation promotes his art of ...