Dr Barbara Burns

  • Reader in German (German)

telephone: 01413306192
email: Barbara.Burns@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research interests:

  • German literature of the late 19th century (a range of writers including Theodor Storm, Louise von François, Bertha von Suttner, Detlev von Liliencron, Paul Heyse, Adolf Müllner, Wilhelm Meinhold and Gerhart Hauptmann)
  • Contemporary Swiss women’s writing (in particular Eveline Hasler and Laure Wyss)  

Supervision

Areas of supervision:

  • Any aspect of German literature between 1848 and 1900

Teaching

Teaching:

  • German language: all levels from year 1 to Honours
  • 18th, 19th and 20th-century literature, with specialism in 19th-century writers. Honours courses on literature of the late 19th century and literature of the Weimar Republic

Additional Information

Administrative roles:

  • Learning and Teaching Convener, School of Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Course Convener, German Level 1 (Non-beginners)

 

Learned Societies:

  • Honorary/Company Secretary of the Modern Humanities Research Association

Publications

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Jump to: 2018 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000
Number of items: 25.

2018

Burns, B. and Schonfield, E. (2018) Introduction: European dialogues. Oxford German Studies, 47(1), pp. 1-4. (doi:10.1080/00787191.2018.1409502)

2016

Meinhold, W. (2016) Wilhelm Meinhold, 'The Amber Witch'. Translated by Lady Duff Gordon, Edited by Barbara Burns. [Scholarly Editions]

2015

Burns, B. (2015) Life-writing on the edge of conformity: 'Mutters Geburtstag' by Laure Wyss. Orbis Litterarum, 70(4), pp. 328-343. (doi:10.1111/oli.12072)

Burns, B. and Pender, M. (Eds.) (2015) Konstruktionen der Vergangenheit in der Deutschschweizer Literatur. Königshausen & Neumann: Würzburg. ISBN 9783826055294

Burns, B. (2015) Bertha von Suttner's 'Die Waffen nieder!': the roots and reception of a pacifist manifesto. In: Robertson, R. and White, M. (eds.) Fontane and Cultural Mediation: Translation and Reception in Nineteenth-Century German Literature. Series: Germanic literatures (8). Legenda: Cambridge, pp. 158-169. ISBN 9781909662544

Burns, B. and Storm, T. (2015) Introduction. In: Theodor Storm: A Doppelgänger, with Aquis submersus. Angel Classics: London, pp. 11-17. ISBN 9780946162864

2013

Burns, B. (2013) Learning to be old: Laure Wyss's literary reflections on the challenge of ageing. In: Charnley, J. and Verdier, C. (eds.) As Time Goes By: Portraits of Age. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. ISBN 9781443842457

2012

Burns, B. (2012) Swimming against the Stream: Weggehen ehe das Meer zufriert by Laure Wyss. Modern Language Review, 107(3), pp. 857-871. (doi:10.5699/modelangrevi.107.3.0857)

2011

Burns, B. (2011) Truth, fiction and deception in Meinhold’s Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe. Neophilologus, 95(4), pp. 627-638. (doi:10.1007/s11061-011-9261-5)

2010

Burns, B. (2010) Negotiating the foreign: the nineteenth-century Swiss experience of the Americas in two novels by Eveline Hasler. In: Burns, B. and Charnley, J. (eds.) Crossing Frontiers: Cultural Exchange and Conflict. Papers in Honour of Malcolm Pender. Series: Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen & Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft. Rodopi. ISBN 9789042029972

2009

Burns, B. (2009) The price of pioneering: power and paralysis in Eveline Hasler's novels "Die Wachsflügelfrau" and "Der Zeitreisende". Modern Language Review, 104(1), pp. 106-119.

2008

Burns, B.(Ed.) (2008) Phosphorus Hollunder und Der Posten der Frau von Louise von François. [Scholarly Editions]

Burns, B. (2008) The Mirage of the New World: Eveline Hasler's Ibicaba, das Paradies in den Köpfen. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 44(1), pp. 76-88. (doi:10.1093/fmls/cqm121)

2006

Burns, B. (2006) The Prose Fiction of Louise von Francois (1817-1893). Series: Britische und Irische Studien zur deutschen Sprache und Literatur, 44. P. Lang. ISBN 9783039109241

2005

Burns, B. (2005) Adolf Mullners Der Kaliber: the first German detective story? German Life and Letters, 58(1), pp. 1-12. (doi:10.1111/j.0016-8777.2005.00300.x)

Burns, B. (2005) German Literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 67, pp. 646-684.

2004

Burns, B. (2004) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 66, pp. 619-654.

2003

Burns, B. (2003) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 65, pp. 612-646.

2002

Burns, B. (2002) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 64, pp. 667-698.

Burns, B. (2002) Vorbestraft: differing perspectives on reintegration and recidivism in narratives by Storm and Fallada. Neophilologus, 86(3), pp. 437-453. (doi:10.1023/A:1015662416357)

2001

Burns, B. (2001) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 63, pp. 696-732.

Burns, B. (2001) Morality and psychology in Louise von François crime story Judith, die Kluswirtin. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 37(1), pp. 58-69. (doi:10.1093/fmls/37.1.58)

Burns, B. (2001) The influence of Ivan Turgenev's Sportsmans Sketches on the stories of Detlev von Liliencron. Orbis Litterarum, 56(2), pp. 106-120. (doi:10.1034/j.1600-0730.2001.d01-37.x)

2000

Burns, B. (2000) Gerhart Hauptmann's Die Weber. In: Konzett, M. (ed.) Encyclopedia of German Literature. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers: Chicago, USA, pp. 416-417. ISBN 9781579581381

Burns, B. (2000) Louise von Francois. In: Konzett, M. (ed.) Encyclopedia of German Literature. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers: Chicago, USA, pp. 302-303. ISBN 9781579581381

This list was generated on Sun Jan 20 18:55:46 2019 GMT.
Number of items: 25.

Articles

Burns, B. and Schonfield, E. (2018) Introduction: European dialogues. Oxford German Studies, 47(1), pp. 1-4. (doi:10.1080/00787191.2018.1409502)

Burns, B. (2015) Life-writing on the edge of conformity: 'Mutters Geburtstag' by Laure Wyss. Orbis Litterarum, 70(4), pp. 328-343. (doi:10.1111/oli.12072)

Burns, B. (2012) Swimming against the Stream: Weggehen ehe das Meer zufriert by Laure Wyss. Modern Language Review, 107(3), pp. 857-871. (doi:10.5699/modelangrevi.107.3.0857)

Burns, B. (2011) Truth, fiction and deception in Meinhold’s Maria Schweidler, die Bernsteinhexe. Neophilologus, 95(4), pp. 627-638. (doi:10.1007/s11061-011-9261-5)

Burns, B. (2009) The price of pioneering: power and paralysis in Eveline Hasler's novels "Die Wachsflügelfrau" and "Der Zeitreisende". Modern Language Review, 104(1), pp. 106-119.

Burns, B. (2008) The Mirage of the New World: Eveline Hasler's Ibicaba, das Paradies in den Köpfen. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 44(1), pp. 76-88. (doi:10.1093/fmls/cqm121)

Burns, B. (2005) Adolf Mullners Der Kaliber: the first German detective story? German Life and Letters, 58(1), pp. 1-12. (doi:10.1111/j.0016-8777.2005.00300.x)

Burns, B. (2005) German Literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 67, pp. 646-684.

Burns, B. (2004) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 66, pp. 619-654.

Burns, B. (2003) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 65, pp. 612-646.

Burns, B. (2002) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 64, pp. 667-698.

Burns, B. (2002) Vorbestraft: differing perspectives on reintegration and recidivism in narratives by Storm and Fallada. Neophilologus, 86(3), pp. 437-453. (doi:10.1023/A:1015662416357)

Burns, B. (2001) German literature 1830-1880. Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 63, pp. 696-732.

Burns, B. (2001) Morality and psychology in Louise von François crime story Judith, die Kluswirtin. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 37(1), pp. 58-69. (doi:10.1093/fmls/37.1.58)

Burns, B. (2001) The influence of Ivan Turgenev's Sportsmans Sketches on the stories of Detlev von Liliencron. Orbis Litterarum, 56(2), pp. 106-120. (doi:10.1034/j.1600-0730.2001.d01-37.x)

Books

Burns, B. (2006) The Prose Fiction of Louise von Francois (1817-1893). Series: Britische und Irische Studien zur deutschen Sprache und Literatur, 44. P. Lang. ISBN 9783039109241

Book Sections

Burns, B. (2015) Bertha von Suttner's 'Die Waffen nieder!': the roots and reception of a pacifist manifesto. In: Robertson, R. and White, M. (eds.) Fontane and Cultural Mediation: Translation and Reception in Nineteenth-Century German Literature. Series: Germanic literatures (8). Legenda: Cambridge, pp. 158-169. ISBN 9781909662544

Burns, B. and Storm, T. (2015) Introduction. In: Theodor Storm: A Doppelgänger, with Aquis submersus. Angel Classics: London, pp. 11-17. ISBN 9780946162864

Burns, B. (2013) Learning to be old: Laure Wyss's literary reflections on the challenge of ageing. In: Charnley, J. and Verdier, C. (eds.) As Time Goes By: Portraits of Age. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. ISBN 9781443842457

Burns, B. (2010) Negotiating the foreign: the nineteenth-century Swiss experience of the Americas in two novels by Eveline Hasler. In: Burns, B. and Charnley, J. (eds.) Crossing Frontiers: Cultural Exchange and Conflict. Papers in Honour of Malcolm Pender. Series: Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen & Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft. Rodopi. ISBN 9789042029972

Burns, B. (2000) Gerhart Hauptmann's Die Weber. In: Konzett, M. (ed.) Encyclopedia of German Literature. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers: Chicago, USA, pp. 416-417. ISBN 9781579581381

Burns, B. (2000) Louise von Francois. In: Konzett, M. (ed.) Encyclopedia of German Literature. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers: Chicago, USA, pp. 302-303. ISBN 9781579581381

Edited Books

Burns, B. and Pender, M. (Eds.) (2015) Konstruktionen der Vergangenheit in der Deutschschweizer Literatur. Königshausen & Neumann: Würzburg. ISBN 9783826055294

Scholarly Editions

Meinhold, W. (2016) Wilhelm Meinhold, 'The Amber Witch'. Translated by Lady Duff Gordon, Edited by Barbara Burns. [Scholarly Editions]

Burns, B.(Ed.) (2008) Phosphorus Hollunder und Der Posten der Frau von Louise von François. [Scholarly Editions]

This list was generated on Sun Jan 20 18:55:46 2019 GMT.