Christa Knellwolf

Dr., Associate Professor

  • 14 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Personal profile

Research interests

Literature in English

Preservation of cultural heritage

Sustainable cultural tourism

Cross-cultural studies

Literature and science

Postcolonial studies

Research interests


Education/Academic qualification

English Studies, Dr. habil, Free University Berlin

Oct 1 2010Jun 15 2011

English Literary History, PhD, Cardiff University

Oct 1 1993Jun 20 1996

External positions

Honorary Visiting Fellow, University of York

Mar 1 2018Feb 28 2023

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17th Century History Medicine & Life Sciences
18th Century History Medicine & Life Sciences
Illustrated Books Medicine & Life Sciences
metaphor Social Sciences
Colonialism Medicine & Life Sciences
Ethnobotany Medicine & Life Sciences
Medicine in Literature Medicine & Life Sciences
Empiricism Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 1997 2018

Exoticism and the Formation of the Imperial Mind

Knellwolf King, C., 2018, In : Eighteenth-Century Life. 42, 1, p. 102-109

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

history of ideas
cultural history
Cognitive Approach
Cultural History

Adelbert von Chamisso's Peter Schlemihl and the quest for the self

King, C. K., Jan 1 2017, Faust Adaptations From Marlowe to Aboudoma and Markland. Purdue University Press, p. 31-45 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)


Cognitive Critical and Cultural Theory

Knellwolf King, C., 2016, The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Naples, N. (ed.). WileyBlackwell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Frankenstein’s Science: Experimentation and Discovery in Romantic Culture, 1780-1830

Knellwolf King, C. (ed.) & Goodall, J. (ed.), Dec 5 2016, Routledge. (Studies in Romanticism)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Storytelling as a Way of Bridging Cultural Divides

Christa Knellwolf (Participant)
Jun 6 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course