Publications by Burkhard Niederhoff: A Selective List Arranged by Theme



Robert Louis Stevenson

Erzähler und Perspektive bei Robert Louis Stevenson. Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 1994.

With Lena Linne. “Annotation as an Embedded Textual Practice: Analysing Explanatory Notes in Three Editions of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.” Connotations, vol. 29, 2020, pp. 48-76.

With Anton Kurenbach. “The Exotic Other and the Other Within: A Comparative Reading of A. C. Doyle’s The Mystery of Cloomber and R. L. Stevenson’s ‘The Pavilion on the Links.’” Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch, vol.61, 2020, pp. 233-51.

"The Miller as Artist: 'Will o' the Mill' and the Aestheticism of Stevenson's Early Essays." Journal of Stevenson Studies, vol. 13, 2016, pp. 35-55.

"Revisions Revisited: A Narratological Reading of the Cornhill Version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s 'The Pavilion on the Links'." Anglia, vol. 134, 2016, pp. 25-42.

"Nachwort." Die Schatzinsel, translated by Ulrich Bossier, Reclam, 2010, pp. 305-21.

"Unreliable Narration in The Master of Ballantrae: An External Approach." Journal of Stevenson Studies, vol. 6, 2009, pp. 43-62.

"Robert Louis Stevenson’s Arrival on the Academic Scene: A Survey of Recent Studies." Literatur in Wissenschaft und Unterricht, vol. 38, 2005, pp. 319-37.

"The Double as Devil's Advocate: A Reading of Robert Louis Stevenson's Short Story 'Markheim'." Literatur in Wissenschaft und Unterricht, vol. 29, 1996, pp. 83-95.

"Die Metamorphosen eines Puritaners." Dr. Jekyll und Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson, Büchergilde Gutenberg, 1995, pp. 105-39. (Essay in three parts: biography, critical analysis of Stevenson’s works, interpretation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.)

Comedy

Die englische Komödie: Eine Einführung. Berlin: Schmidt, 2014.

"The Rule of Contrary": Das Paradox in der englischen Komödie der Restaurationszeit und des frühen 18. Jahrhunderts. Trier: WVT, 2001.

"'When Mercy Seasons Justice': Poetic Justice in Comedy." Connotations, vol. 25, 2015/2016, pp. 152-74.

"From Honest, Downright Barbarity to the Art of Being Natural: Primitivism in Restoration Comedy." Anglistentag 2006 Halle: Proceedings, edited by Sabine Volk-Birke and Julia Lippert, WVT, 2007, pp. 25-34.

"John Dryden's Amphitryon and the Sexual Paradoxes of Restoration Comedy." Symbolism, vol. 5, 2005, pp. 318-40.

"Parody, Paradox and Play in The Importance of Being Earnest." Connotations, vol. 13, 2003/2004, pp. 32-55. / Rpt. in Oscar Wilde: New Edition, edited by Harold Bloom, Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2011, pp. 101-21.

"Who Shot the Hare in Stoppard’s Arcadia? A Reply to Anja Müller-Muth." Connotations, vol. 13, 2003/2004, pp. 170-77.

"The Double Double Standard of Restoration Comedy." Anglistentag 2002 Bayreuth: Proceedings, edited by Ewald Mengel, Hans-Jörg Schmid and Michael Steppat, WVT, 2003, pp. 485-95.

"The Restoration Tradition of Paradox." Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700, vol. 27, 2003, pp. 3-16.

"'Fortuitous Wit': Dialogue and Epistemology in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia." Connotation, vol. 11, 2001/2002, pp. 42-59.

"Die Phantasie der Ignoranz: Zum Malapropismus in der englischen Literatur." Zum Begriff der Imagination in Dichtung und Dichtungstheorie: Festschrift für Rainer Lengeler zum 65. Geburtstag, edited by Manfred Beyer, WVT, 1998, pp. 206-21.

"Some Echoes of John Taylor's 'A Bawd' in the Dedication of William Wycherley's The Plain-Dealer." Notes and Queries, vol. 45, 1998, pp. 452-53.

Contemporary Canadian Fiction

"The Art of Losing: A Reading of 'Simon's Luck' by Alice Munro." Narrating Loss, edited by Brigitte Glaser and Barbara Puschmann-Nalenz, WVT, 2014, pp. 255-68.

"Ghosts, Knowledge and Truth in Atwood: A Reader's Guide to Six Responses." Connotations, vol. 19, 2009/2010, pp. 126-35.

"Textual Intricacies: The Leitmotif of the Peonies in Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace." Textual Intricacies: Essays on Structure and Intertextuality in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Fiction in English, edited by Christiane Bimberg and Igor Volkov, WVT, 2009, pp. 155-75.

"The Return of the Dead in Margaret Atwood's Surfacing and Alias Grace." Connotations, vol. 16, 2006/2007, pp. 60-91. / Rpt. in Contemporary Literature Criticism, vol. 371, edited by Lawrence J. Trudeau, Gale, 2015, pp. 68-80.

"How to Do Things with History: Researching Lives in Carol Shields' Swann and Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace." Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 35, 2000, pp. 71-85.

Narrative Theory

With Roland Weidle. “Perspektive – Frühe Neuzeit / Perspective – Early Modern Period.” Handbuch Historische Narratologie, edited by Eva von Contzen und Stefan Tilg, J.B. Metzler, 2019, pp. 157-69.

Erzähler und Perspektive bei Robert Louis Stevenson. Königshausen und Neumann, 1994.

"Focalization: Reply to Tobias Klauk und Tilmann Köppe". The Living Handbook of Narratology, edited by Peter Hühn et al., Hamburg University Press, 2012.

"Focalization." Handbook of Narratology, edited by Peter Hühn et al., De Gruyter, 2009, pp. 115-23.

"Perspective/Point of View." Handbook of Narratology, edited by Peter Hühn et al., De Gruyter, 2009, pp. 384-97.

"Fokalisation und Perspektive: Ein Plädoyer für friedliche Koexistenz."Poetica, vol. 33, 2001, pp. 1-21.

See also "Robert Louis Stevenson" above.

The Literary Leitmotif

"Textual Intricacies: The Leitmotif of the Peonies in Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace." Textual Intricacies: Essays on Structure and Intertextuality in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Fiction in English, edited by Christiane Bimberg and Igor Volkov, WVT, 2009, pp. 155-75.

"Crossing Parallels: Analysing a Leitmotif in Derek Walcott's Omeros." Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, vol. 50, 2002, pp. 353-65.

"E.M. Forster and the Supersession of Plot by Leitmotif: A Reading of Aspects of the Novel and Howards End." Anglia, vol. 112, 1994, pp. 341-63. / Rpt. in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, vol. 125, edited by Janet Witalec et al., Gale, 2003, pp. 128-36.

Miscellaneous

With Lena Linne. "'[M]emories and similes laid side by side': The Paratactic Poetics of Alice Oswald’s Memorial". Connotations, vol. 27, 2018, pp. 19-47.

"Wordsworth's 'To the Cuckoo' and the Metonymic Imagination." The Life of Birds in Literature, edited by Marie-Luise Egbert, WVT, 2015, pp. 20-39.

"Unlived Lives in Kazuo Ishiguro's The Remains of the Day and Tom Stoppard's The Invention of Love." Connotations, vol. 20, 2010/2011, pp. 164-88.

"'That Light Beyond Metaphor': Das Problem der homerischen Parallelen in Derek Walcotts Omeros." "Homer zweiten Grades": Zum Wirkungspotential eines Klassikers, edited by Bernd Effe, Reinhold F. Glei and Claudia Klodt, WVT, 2009, pp. 265-83.

"The Sister Arts as Poetological Metaphors in E.M. Forster’s Criticism." Anglistentag 2004 Aachen: Proceedings, edited by Lilo Moessner and Christa M. Schmidt, WVT, 2005, pp. 249-60.

"The Return to Africa in Derek Walcott's Omeros." Anglistentag 2001 Wien: Proceedings, edited by Dieter Kastovsky, Gunther Kaltenböck and Susanne Reichl, WVT, 2002, pp. 169-78.

"Erotik und Empfindsamkeit in A Sentimental Journey." Anglia, vol. 119, 2001, pp. 19-38.