Research Interests

  • R.L. Stevenson
  • Contemporary Canadian fiction
  • The history and theory of comedy
  • Narrative theory
  • Literary leitmotif

Work in Progress

  • A critical edition of a volume of Robert Louis Stevenson's short stories in The New Edinburgh Edition 
  • "Somerset Maughams The Circle und die Traditionen der englischen Komödie" (contribution to a collection of articles on comedy in the 20th century)
  • "The Pleasure of the Intertext: Aesthetic Self-Fashioning in ‘Providence and the Guitar’" (talk to be given at the conference "Stevenson and Pleasure", June 2021, Université Bordeaux Montaigne)
  • Robinson Crusoe (Vortrag im Blue Square der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    am 20.11.2020)