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Dr Lyn Marven MA, MSt, DPhil (Oxon)

Senior Lecturer in German Modern Languages and Cultures

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Swallow Summer (Book - 2016)
  2. Herta Müller (Book - 2013)
  3. Emerging German-Language Novelists of the 21st Century (Book - 2011)
  4. Berlin Tales (Book - 2009)
  5. Long Days (translation of Lange Tage) (Book - 2008)

2018

‘The constant failure to articulate the world in words’: An interview with Roman Ehrlich (Journal article)

Marven, L., & Plowman, A. (2018). ‘The constant failure to articulate the world in words’: An interview with Roman Ehrlich. Short Fiction in Theory & Practice. doi:10.1386/fict.8.1-2.139_7

DOI: 10.1386/fict.8.1-2.139_7

Cards and Needles (Journal article)

Marven, L., & Ehrlich, R. (2018). Cards and Needles. Short Fiction in Theory & Practice. doi:10.1386/fict.8.1-2.133_7

DOI: 10.1386/fict.8.1-2.133_7

2017

Gendering the City: Berlin Literature by Women Writers (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2017). Gendering the City: Berlin Literature by Women Writers. In A. Webber (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Berlin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2016

Swallow Summer (Book)

Boehning, L. (2016). Swallow Summer. Manchester: Comma Press.

2013

Herta Müller (Book)

Marven, L., & Haines, B. (Eds.) (2013). Herta Müller. Oxford: OUP.

Introduction (Chapter)

Haines, B., & Marven, L. (2013). Introduction. In L. Marven, & B. Haines (Eds.), Herta Müller (pp. tbc). Oxford: OUP.

Life and Literature: Autobiography, Referentiality and Intertextuality in Herta Müller's Work (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2013). Life and Literature: Autobiography, Referentiality and Intertextuality in Herta Müller's Work. In L. Marven, & B. Haines (Eds.), Herta Müller. Oxford: OUP.

2011

Emerging German-Language Novelists of the 21st Century (Book)

Marven, L., & Taberner, S. (Eds.) (2011). Emerging German-Language Novelists of the 21st Century. Rochester, NY: Camden House.

Herta Müller: Herztier (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2011). Herta Müller: Herztier. In S. Taberner (Ed.), The German-Language Novel since 1990 (pp. tbc). Cambridge: CUP.

Introduction: New German-Language Writing since the Turn of the Millennium (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2011). Introduction: New German-Language Writing since the Turn of the Millennium. In L. Marven, & S. Taberner (Eds.), Emerging German-Language Novelists of the Twenty-First Century (pp. 1-16). Rochester NY: Camden House.

Ulrike Draesner, Mitgift: On Bodies and Beauty (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2011). Ulrike Draesner, Mitgift: On Bodies and Beauty. In L. Marven, & S. Taberner (Eds.), Emerging German-Language Novelists of the 21st Century. Rochester, NY: Camden House.

2010

'An Alien Gaze' (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2010). 'An Alien Gaze'. Red Pepper, tbc.

An Appointment with Romania's Past (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2010). An Appointment with Romania's Past. New Books in German, (27), 7-8.

Cultural Impact in the German Context: Studies in Transmission, Reception, and Influence (Book)

Braun, R., & Marven, L. (Eds.) (2010). Cultural Impact in the German Context: Studies in Transmission, Reception, and Influence. Rochester NY: Camden House.

Divided City, Divided Heaven? Berlin Border Crossings in Post-Wende Fiction (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2010). Divided City, Divided Heaven? Berlin Border Crossings in Post-Wende Fiction. In P. Broadbent, & S. Hake (Eds.), Berlin: Divided City, 1945-1989 (pp. 184-193). New York: Berghahn.

2009

'Berlin ist bekannt […] für die Mauer, die es aber nicht mehr gibt': The Persistence of East Berlin in the Contemporary City (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2009). 'Berlin ist bekannt […] für die Mauer, die es aber nicht mehr gibt': The Persistence of East Berlin in the Contemporary City. Oxford German Studies, 38(3), 299-309. doi:10.1179/007871909x475607

DOI: 10.1179/007871909x475607

Berlin Tales (Book)

Marven, L. (2009). Berlin Tales. H. Constantine (Ed.), Oxford: OUP.

Crossing Borders: Migration, Gender, and Language in Novels by Yadé Kara, Jeannette Lander and Terézia Mora (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2009). Crossing Borders: Migration, Gender, and Language in Novels by Yadé Kara, Jeannette Lander and Terézia Mora. Gegenwartsliteratur.

LifeWriting: Herta Müller's Journey (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2009). LifeWriting: Herta Müller's Journey. OpenDemocracy. Retrieved from http://www.opendemocracy.net/article/germany/lifewriting-herta-muller-s-journey

2008

Long Days (translation of Lange Tage) (Book)

Marven, L., & Wetzel, M. (2008). Long Days (translation of Lange Tage). Manchester: Comma.

2007

"Souvenirs de Berlin-Est": history, photos and form in texts by Daniela Dahn, Irina Liebmann and Sophie Calle (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2007). "Souvenirs de Berlin-Est": history, photos and form in texts by Daniela Dahn, Irina Liebmann and Sophie Calle. Seminar, 43(3), 220-233.

'Die Landschaft ihrer Gedanken': autobiography and intertextuality in Irina Liebmann's Berlin texts (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2007). 'Die Landschaft ihrer Gedanken': autobiography and intertextuality in Irina Liebmann's Berlin texts. In J. Preece, F. Finlay, & R. J. Owen (Eds.), New German Literature: Life-Writing and Dialogues with the Arts (pp. tbc). Oxford/Bern: Peter Lang.

'Kanacke her, Almanci hin. [...] Ich war ein Kreuzberger': Berlin in Contemporary Turkish-German literature (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2007). 'Kanacke her, Almanci hin. [...] Ich war ein Kreuzberger': Berlin in Contemporary Turkish-German literature. Edinburgh German Yearbook, 1(1), 191-207.

'So fremd war das Gebilde': The interaction between visual and verbal in Herta Müller's prose and collages (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2007). 'So fremd war das Gebilde': The interaction between visual and verbal in Herta Müller's prose and collages. In J. Preece, F. Finlay, & R. J. Owen (Eds.), New German Literature: Life-Writing and Dialogues with the Arts (pp. tbc). Oxford/Bern: Peter Lang.

German literature in the Berlin republic - writing by women (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2007). German literature in the Berlin republic - writing by women. In S. Taberner (Ed.), Contemporary German Fiction: Writing in the Berlin Republic (pp. 159-176). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

The Trobadora's Legacy: Two Generations of GDR Women Writers (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2007). The Trobadora's Legacy: Two Generations of GDR Women Writers. In J. Waters, & A. Giorgio (Eds.), Women's Writing in Western Europe: Gender, Generation and Legacy (pp. not yet known). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press.

2006

'"Nur manchmal mußten sie laut und unverhofft lachen": Kerstin Hensel's use of Märchen' (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2006). '"Nur manchmal mußten sie laut und unverhofft lachen": Kerstin Hensel's use of Märchen'. In H. Bartel, E. Boa, & I. Wallace (Eds.), Pushing at Boundaries: Approaches to Contemporary German Women Writers from Karen Duve to Jenny Erpenbeck (pp. 1-15). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Something for Nothing (translation of Zaungäste) (Chapter)

Boehning, L. (2006). Something for Nothing (translation of Zaungäste). In M. Crossan (Ed.), Decapolis (pp. 101-118). Manchester: Comma Press.

2005

'Falling Down: Images of Trauma in Libuše Moníková's Der Taumel' (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2005). 'Falling Down: Images of Trauma in Libuše Moníková's Der Taumel'. In B. Haines, L. Marven, & I. Wallace (Eds.), Libuše Moníková: In Memoriam (pp. 93-111). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

'In allem ist der Riß': trauma, fragmentation and the body in Herta Müller's prose and collages (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2005). 'In allem ist der Riß': trauma, fragmentation and the body in Herta Müller's prose and collages. Modern Language Review, 100(2), 396-411.

Body and narrative in contemporary literatures in German: Herta Müller, Libuše Moníková, Kerstin Hensel (Book)

Marven, L. (2005). Body and narrative in contemporary literatures in German: Herta Müller, Libuše Moníková, Kerstin Hensel. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Libuše Moníková: In Memoriam (Book)

Haines, B., & Marven, L. (Eds.) (2005). Libuše Moníková: In Memoriam. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

2002

'"Wie ein Festmahl nach langer Hungerszeit": Don Juan and desire in [Kerstin Hensel's] "Herr Johannes"' (Chapter)

Marven, L. (2002). '"Wie ein Festmahl nach langer Hungerszeit": Don Juan and desire in [Kerstin Hensel's] "Herr Johannes"'. In B. Dahlke, & B. Linklater (Eds.), Kerstin Hensel (pp. 35-50). Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

2001

Trobadora in the Year Two Thousand: Irmtraud Morgner's Message in a Bottle (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2001). Trobadora in the Year Two Thousand: Irmtraud Morgner's Message in a Bottle. Unknown Journal, 8(2), 257-260.

2000

Women in Wheelchairs: Space, Performance and Hysteria in Libuše Moníková’s Pavane für eine verstorbene Infantin and Ines Eck’s Steppenwolfidyllen (Journal article)

Marven, L. (2000). Women in Wheelchairs: Space, Performance and Hysteria in Libuše Moníková’s Pavane für eine verstorbene Infantin and Ines Eck’s Steppenwolfidyllen. German Life and Letters, 53(4), 511-528. doi:10.1111/1468-0483.00183

DOI: 10.1111/1468-0483.00183