Ina Bergmann

Ina Bergmann is an Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Würzburg, Germany and currently an Associate Visiting Research Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute. She has held positions at the University of Konstanz, Germany, at the University of Vienna, Austria, and at the State University of New York at Albany, USA. For her research, she has repeatedly received grants and fellowships, among the latter most recently an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship from the The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA, USA, and a Trinity Long Room Hub Visiting Research Fellowship from the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She is the author of a monograph, And Then the Child Becomes a Woman: Weibliche Initiation in der amerikanischen Kurzgeschichte 1865-1970 (Universitätsverlag Winter, 2003) as well as the (co-)editor of a number of essay collections and clusters, among them Representations of Evil in Fiction and Film (Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2009), Liminality and the Short Story: Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing (Routledge, 2015), Cultures of Solitude: Loneliness – Limitation – Liberation (Peter Lang, 2017), and Nature, Liminality, and the Short Story in ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (Oxford University Press, 2017). Her second monograph, The Nineteenth Century Revis(it)ed: The New Historical Fiction (Routledge) is currently forthcoming, as is a co-edited collection on Intermediality and Life Writing (De Gruyter). She is presently working on her third monograph, tentatively entitled "A Cultural History of Solitude in the USA."

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