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Daniela Richter​​Position:  Associate Professor
Campus Address:  Pearce Hall, Room 317
Phone:  (989) 774-2932
Email:  richt2dm@cmich.edu

​Research Areas

  • 19th-century German cultural studies
  • German travel literature
  • German historical novel
  • Archaeology as a theme in 19th-century German journals, historical n​ovels, museum culture
  • German women’s literature
  • German 19th-century literature


Selected Publications

Books: 

Ed., The German Historical Novel since the Eighteenth Century: More than a Bestseller. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.

Domesticating the Public: Women’s Discourse on Gender Roles in Nineteenth-Century Germany. Bern: Peter Lang, 2012.

Articles and Book Chapters:
“Oriental flânerie: Fürst Pückler-Muskau’s Aus Mehemed Alis Reich.“ German Quarterly 88(2): Spring 2015. 

“Tötliche Verpuppung: Objektivierung des Weiblichen in Marie von Ebner-Eschenbachs Das Gemeindekind” Puppen: Menschenbegleiter in Kinderwelten und imaginären Räumen. Eds. Insa Fooken, Jana Mikota. Göttingen: Vanden​hoeck & Ruprecht, 2014.

"Inside the Oriental Spectacle: Hermann von Pückler-Muskau's Egyptian Travelogue." Colloquia Germanica: Internationale Zeitschrift für Germanistik. 46.3 (2013): 229-244.

“‘Lasset eure Kinder Menschen werden’ – Das Engagement deutscher Bürgertumsfrauen in der Kindererziehungspädagogik des 19. Jahrhunderts.” Familie und Identität in der deutschen Literatur. Eds. Thomas Martinec, Claudia Nitschke. Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 2009. 

Courses Taught:

Elementary German I & II (GER 101,102)
Intermediate German I & II (GER 201,202)
Advanced German II (GER 312)
Survey of German Literature I, II & III
Advanced Studies in German: Literature and Culture of East Germany
Translation: English-German
Modern German Literature in Translation
Independent Studies