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Notes on Contributors ALEIDA ASSMANN is Professor of English Literature at the University of Constance (Germany). Her research focuses on history and memory in lit- erary and cultural studies with a special emphasis on cultural memory. She is the author of Geschichte im Gedächtnis. Von der individuellen Erfahrung zur öf fentlichen Inszenierung (2007), Der lange Schatten der Vergangen heit. Erinnerungskultur und Geschichtspolitik (2006) and co-editor (with Sebastian Conrad) of Memory in a Global Age. Discourses, Practices and Trajectories (2010). BETTINA BANNASCH is Professor of Modern German Literature at the University of Augsburg (Germany). Her research interests include Holocaust literature, German-Jewish literature and, most recently, German literature in exile. She is co-editor (with Almuth Hammer) of Verbot der Bilder – Gebot der Erinnerung. Mediale Repräsentationen der Shoah (2004) and (with Günter Butzer) Übung und Af fekt. Formen des Körpergedächtnisses (2007). COLIN DAVIS is Professor of French at Royal Holloway, University of London. His research is principally in the field of twentieth-century French literature, thought and film. He is particularly interested in ethical criticism and the links between philosophy, literature and film. He is the author of Ethical Issues in TwentiethCentury French Fiction: Killing the Other (2000) and Haunted Subjects: Deconstruction, Psychoanalysis and the Return of the Dead (2007). RUDOLF FREIBURG is Professor of English Literature at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany). His research interests include eight- eenth-century literature, postmodernist literature and the relationship between theodicy, atheism and literature. He has co-edited numerous books, amongst them (with...
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