I am a graduate student at the department of Germanic Studies. I studied German, English, and Theater, Film, and Media Studies in Vienna and Cambridge. I am currently writing a dissertation on the Austrian writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal and the “Aesthetics of Surface” in literature, philosophy, and psychoanalysis ca. 1900.
My interests include: early 20th century German and Austrian literature; Baroque literature and aesthetics; the reception of the Baroque in 20th century scholarship; the intersection of aesthetic and political theory, psychoanalysis.