Prof. Robert Weninger

Robert Weninger was educated both in Britain and Germany. He studied German, English and Philosophy at Frankfurt University. He joined the Department of German at King’s College London as Chair of German in the summer of 2003. He is a member of the ‘International Advisory Board’ of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Akademie der Wissenschaften), Institut für Kulturwissenschaften und Theatergeschichte, and is also an Editorial Board Member of the specialist journal Der Bargfelder Bote, which is devoted to the work of Arno Schmidt. From 2006 to 2011 Robert Weninger served as editor of Comparative Critical Studies (Edinburgh University Press), the peer-reviewed house-journal of the British Comparative Literature Association. He has published six single-authored monographs, one bibliography, and has edited or co-edited a further twelve volumes. His most recent book, The German Joyce, a study of the reception of James Joyce in German literature, appeared in August 2012 with the University of Florida Press.

Prof. Robert Weninger's Publications

  • Gewalt und kulturelles Gedächtnis: Repräsentationsformen von Gewalt in Literatur und Film seit 1945