Dr Ernest Schonfield

  • Lecturer in German (German)

telephone: 01413306934
email: Ernest.Schonfield@glasgow.ac.uk

Hetherington Building 212A, Bute Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8rs

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Biography

Ernest Schonfield studied at the University of Sussex (BA) and University College London (PhD). He has previously taught at University College London, St Peter's College (Oxford) and King’s College London.

His PhD, supervised by Martin Swales and Stephanie Bird, was published as Art and its Uses in Thomas Mann’s Felix Krull (2008). He has co-edited books on Alfred Döblin, Georg Büchner and Thomas Bernhard.

His monograph Business Rhetoric in German Novels: From Buddenbrooks to the Global Corporation was published in 2018.

Research interests

Ernest Schonfield's current research explores the work of the poet, novelist and dramatist Kerstin Hensel (born 1961).

He is a member of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures Research Cluster 'Histories and Subjectivities'.

His research interests, as reflected in his publications and teaching, are:

• 19th-century German literature: publications on Büchner, Fontane, Heine, Börne, Raabe 

• 20th and 21st-century German literature: publications on Thomas and Heinrich Mann, Brecht, Gabriele Tergit, Ingeborg Bachmann, Hubert Fichte, Barbara Honigmann, Emine Sevgi Özdamar, Kerstin Hensel

• comparative literature & Scottish literature: publications on James Joyce, Muriel Spark, Tom Leonard and Edwin Morgan

He is the editor of a website on German literature: http://www.germanlit.org/

Publications

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2024

Schonfield, E. (2024) The Vietnam Veteran in Anna Seghers's Steinzeit (Stone Age, 1975). In: Bielby, C. and Davies, M. P. (eds.) Violence Elsewhere 1: Imagining Distant Violence in Germany 1945-2001. Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture (238). Camden House/Boydell & Brewer: Rochester, NY, USA. ISBN 9781640141148

Schonfield, E. and Köhler, A. (Eds.) (2024) Kerstin Hensel: Literary Correspondences. Series: German monitor. Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. (Accepted for Publication)

Schonfield, E. (2024) Kerstin Hensel’s dialogue with Marieluise Fleißer in Atzenköfls Töchter. In: Schonfield, E. and Köhler, A. (eds.) Kerstin Hensel: Literary Correspondences. Series: German monitor. Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. (Accepted for Publication)

2023

Krylova, K. and Schonfield, E. (Eds.) (2023) Thomas Bernhard: Language, History, Subjectivity. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik. Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. ISBN 9789004545793

Krylova, K. and Schonfield, E. (2023) Introduction. In: Krylova, K. and Schonfield, E. (eds.) Thomas Bernhard: Language, History, Subjectivity. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik (95). Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. ISBN 9789004545793 (doi: 10.1163/9789004545854_002)

Schonfield, E. (2023) Women’s Liberation in Honigmann’s Soharas Reise. In: Gillett, R. and Weiss-Sussex, G. (eds.) Barbara Honigmann. Series: Contemporary German writers and filmmakers (6). Peter Lang: Oxford and Bern, pp. 95-112. ISBN 9781800792494

2022

Schonfield, E. (2022) The Nazi ghost and the Sinti woman in Kerstin Hensel’s Bell Vedere (1982). In: Watson, J., Mallet, M. and Schuhmacher, H. (eds.) Tracing German Visions of Eastern Europe in the 20th Century. Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook, 15. Boydell and Brewer: Rochested, NY, pp. 155-175. ISBN 9781640141193

Schonfield, E. (Ed.) (2022) Tom Leonard in Conversation. Notes taken between 2014-2018. Typed up by Ernest Schonfield. University of Glasgow. ISBN 9780852619810

Schonfield, E. (2022) The Publishing Scene in A Far Cry from Kensington. In: Carruthers, G. and Stoddart, H. (eds.) The Crooked Dividend: Essays on Muriel Spark. Series: Occasional Papers (24). Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 247-263. ISBN 9781908980335

2021

Schonfield, E. (2021) Brecht and fiction. In: Brockmann, S. (ed.) Bertolt Brecht in Context. Series: Literature in Context. Cambridge University Press, pp. 149-157. ISBN 9781108426466

2020

Schonfield, E. (2020) Der Fontane-Ton am Beispiel der Poggenpuhls. In: Cusack, A. and White, M. (eds.) Der Fontane-Ton: Stil im Werk Theodor Fontanes = The “Fontane Sound”: Style in the Works of Theodor Fontane. Series: Schriften der Theodor Fontane Gesellschaft (13). De Gruyter: Berlin, pp. 195-216. ISBN 9783110538984 (doi: 10.1515/9783110541731-010)

Schonfield, E. (2020) Learning from France: Ludwig Börne in the 1830s. In: Paulus, D. and Pilsworth, E. (eds.) Nationalism Before the Nation State: Literary Constructions of Inclusion, Exclusion, and Self-Definition (1756-1871). Series: National cultivation of culture (22). Brill: Leiden, pp. 171-193. ISBN 9789004366831 (doi: 10.1163/9789004426108_010)

Schonfield, E. (2020) Medical experiments on humans in Kerstin Hensel's Lärchenau (2008). In: Davies, M. P. and Shamdasani, S. (eds.) Medical Humanity and Inhumanity in the German-Speaking World. Series: FRINGE. UCL Press: London, pp. 164-189. ISBN 9781787357730 (doi: 10.14324/111.9781787357716)

Schonfield, E. (2020) Patrick Eiden-Offe. Die Poesie der Klasse: Romantischer Antikapitalismus und die Erfindung des Proletariats. Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies, 56(2), pp. 182-184. (doi: 10.3138/seminar.56.2.rev004)[Book Review]

2019

Schonfield, E. and Krylova, K. (Eds.) (2019) Heiko Berner, Photo-Illustrations for Thomas Bernhard’s 'A Child'. School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Glasgow: Glasgow. ISBN 9780852619681

Schonfield, E. (2019) Body language in the prints of Käthe Kollwitz. In: Black, P. (ed.) The German Revolution: Expressionist Prints. The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Glasgow, pp. 36-59. ISBN 9780904254990

Schonfield, E. (2019) Das menschliche Gesicht bei Döblin, Sander und Lévinas. In: Davies, S. and Midgley, D. (eds.) Internationales Alfred-Döblin-Kolloquium Cambridge 2017: Natur, Technik und das (Post-)Humane in den Schriften Alfred Döblins. Peter Lang: Bern, pp. 229-241. ISBN 9783034338974

2018

Schonfield, E. (2018) Business Rhetoric in German Novels: From Buddenbrooks to the Global Corporation. Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture. Camden House: Rochester, NY. ISBN 9781571139832

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

Schonfield, E. (2018) Heine and convivencia: coexistence in Muslim Spain. Oxford German Studies, 47(1), pp. 35-50. (doi: 10.1080/00787191.2018.1409508)

Schonfield, E. (2018) Alltägliche Aktivitäten in Marieluise Fleißers Eine Zierde für den Verein. In: Carstensen, T. and Pirholt, M. (eds.) Das Abenteuer des Gewöhnlichen: Alltag in der deutschsprachigen Literatur der Moderne. Erich Schmidt: Berlin, pp. 181-198. ISBN 9783503176601

Schonfield, E. (2018) Bureaucracy. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 52-53. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Charisma. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 61-62. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Colonialism. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 74-77. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Illness. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 188-190. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Newspapers. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 265-267. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Picaresque. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 290-291. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Revolution. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 322-324. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Working class. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 399-402. ISBN 9780748637027

2017

Gillett, R., Schonfield, E. and Steuer, D. (Eds.) (2017) Georg Büchner: Contemporary Perspectives. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik. Brill: Leiden. ISBN 9789004338593

Schonfield, E. (2017) Büchner and Paine on elitism and equality. In: Gillett, R., Schonfield, E. and Steuer, D. (eds.) Georg Büchner: Contemporary Perspectives. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik, 89. Brill: Leiden, pp. 121-147. ISBN 9789004338593 (doi: 10.1163/9789004341630_010)

Schonfield, E. (2017) "Wie krönt man richtig?”: Heiligsprechung und Kanonbildung in Hoppes Johanna (2006). In: Frank, S. and Igner, J. (eds.) Ehrliche Erfindungen. Felicitas Hoppe als Erzählerin zwischen Tradition und Transmoderne. Bielefeld, pp. 53-69. ISBN 9783837633191

2016

Schonfield, E. (2016) Linksalternatives Leben: Wohngemeinschaften in Özdamars Seltsame Sterne starren zur Erde und ‘Ein unzeitgemäßer Üsküdarer’. Oxford German Studies, 45(3), pp. 308-329. (doi: 10.1080/00787191.2016.1208421)

Schonfield, E. (2016) The rhetoric of business in Brecht's Dreigroschenroman. German Life and Letters, 69(2), pp. 173-191. (doi: 10.1111/glal.12113)

2015

Schonfield, E. (2015) David Horton. Thomas Mann in English. A Study in Literary Translation. New Directions in German Studies, 8. London: Bloomsbury, 2013. Børge Kristiansen. Thomas Mann - Der ironische Metaphysiker. Nihilismus - Ironie - Anthropologie in Thomas Manns Erzählungen und im ‘Zauberberg’. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2013. Orbis Litterarum, 70(4), pp. 344-346. (doi: 10.1111/oli.12090)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2015) Sprachgebrauch als Waffe und Tarnung im »Dreigroschenroman«. In: Hippe, C. and Literaturform im Brecht-Haus, d. (eds.) Über Brechts Romane. Series: lfb Skripte (1). Verbrecher Verlag: Berlin, pp. 107-120. ISBN 9783957320834

Schonfield, E. (2015) 1968 and transnational history in Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn. German Life and Letters, 68(1), pp. 66-87. (doi: 10.1111/glal.12069)

Schonfield, E. (2015) Edwin Morgan and European modernism. In: Riach, A. (ed.) The International Companion to Edwin Morgan. Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 116-129. ISBN 9781908980144

Schonfield, E. (2015) Graevenitz, Gerhart von. Theodor Fontane: Ängstliche Moderne. Über das Imaginäre. Konstanz: Konstanz University Press, 2014. German Quarterly, 88(1), pp. 104-105. (doi: 10.1111/gequ.10228)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2015) Retail organization and political capital: Fallada’s Kleiner Mann – was nun? and Brecht’s Dreigroschenroman. In: Weiss-Sussex, G. and Zitzlsperger, U. (eds.) Tales of Commerce and Imagination: Department Stores and Modernity in Film and Literature / Konsum und Imagination: Das Warenhaus und die Moderne in Film und Literatur. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, pp. 145-161. ISBN 9783631642337

2014

Schonfield, E. (2014) Das emotionale Wirkungspotenzial von Erzähltexten: Mit Fallstudien zu Kafka, Perutz und Werfel by Claudia Hillebrandt. Modern Language Review, 109(1), pp. 280-282. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.109.1.0280)[Book Review]

2013

Schonfield, E. (2013) Steven Howe. Heinrich von Kleist and Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Violence, Identity, Nation. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2012. Orbis Litterarum, 68(6), pp. 523-524. (doi: 10.1111/oli.12034)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2013) On the road to Mecca with Trojanow and Burton. In: Preece, J. (ed.) Ilija Trojanow. Series: Contemporary German writers and filmmakers (2). Peter Lang: Oxford, UK, pp. 81-97. ISBN 9783034308946

Schonfield, E. (2013) Wirtschaftlicher Strukturwandel in Theodor Fontanes Der Stechlin. In: Howe, P. and Broomer, E.M. (eds.) Theodor Fontane: Dichter des Übergangs. Beiträge zur Frühjahrstagung der Theodor Fontane Gesellschaft 2010. Series: Fontaneana (10). Königshausen & Neumann: Würzburg, Germany, pp. 91-108. ISBN 9783826050602

2012

Schonfield, E. (2012) Satire and laughter in Heine’s Deutschland: Ein Wintermärchen. Oxford German Studies, 41(2), pp. 181-196. (doi: 10.1179/0078719112Z.00000000011)

Schonfield, E. (2012) The Cambridge Introduction to Thomas Mann by Todd Kontje. Modern Language Review, 107(3), pp. 983-984. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.107.3.0983)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2012) Mythos Künstler: Konstruktionen und Dekonstruktionen in der deutschsprachigen Prosa des 20. Jahrhunderts by Gabriele Feulner. Modern Language Review, 107(3), pp. 981-983. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.107.3.0981)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2012) Compromise and collectivity in Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre. Publications of the English Goethe Society, 81(1), pp. 12-25. (doi: 10.1179/0959368311Z.0000000004)

Schonfield, E. (2012) The idea of European unity in Heinrich Mann's political essays of the 1920s and early 1930s. In: Hewitson, M. and D'Auria, M. (eds.) Europe in Crisis: Intellectuals and the European Idea, 1917-1957. Berghahn: New York, NY, USA, pp. 257-270. ISBN 9780857457271

Schonfield, E. (2012) Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks as bestseller. In: Woodford, C. and Schofield, B. (eds.) The German Bestseller in the Late Nineteenth Century. Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture. Camden House: Rochester, NY, USA, pp. 95-112. ISBN 9781571134875

Schonfield, E. (2012) Hans Rudolf Vaget, Thomas Mann, Der Amerikaner. Angermion, 5(1), pp. 234-237. (doi: 10.1515/anger-2012-0010)[Book Review]

2011

Schonfield, E. (2011) A Companion to the Works of Hermann Hesse by Ingo Cornils. Modern Language Review, 106(4), pp. 1190-1191. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.106.4.1190)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2011) Melodrama and the gaze in Thomas Mann’s “Der kleine Herr Friedemann”. Publications of the English Goethe Society, 80(2-3), pp. 153-165. (doi: 10.1179/095936811X12997586789412)

Schonfield, E. (2011) Masters and menials in Hebel's Calendar Stories. Oxford German Studies, 40(1), pp. 35-45. (doi: 10.1179/007871911x568025)

2010

Schonfield, E. (2010) Myths of Anglo-German surrealism: Max Ernst and Leonora Carrington. In: Görner, R. and Nicholls, A. (eds.) In the Embrace of the Swan: Anglo-German Mythologies in Literature, the Visual Arts and Cultural Theory. Series: Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft (18). Walter de Gruyter: Berlin, Germany, pp. 231-259. ISBN 9783110209587

2009

Schonfield, E. (2009) Alfred Döblin und Thomas Mann: Eine wechselvolle literarische Beziehung. (Epistemata: Reihe Literaturwissenschaft, 610) by Oliver Bernhardt. Modern Language Review, 104(2), pp. 597-599. [Book Review]

Davies, S. and Schonfield, E. (Eds.) (2009) Alfred Döblin: Paradigms of Modernism. Series: Publications of the Institute of Germanic Studies (Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London). De Gruyter: Berlin and London. ISBN 9783110217698

Schonfield, E. (2009) Moonstone and “Mondgebirge”: Exile and identity in Wilhelm Raabe and Wilkie Collins. In: Göttsche, D. and Krobb, F. (eds.) Wilhelm Raabe: Global Themes – International Perspectives. Legenda: London, UK, pp. 138-148. ISBN 9781906540012

Schonfield, E. (2009) November 1918: topography of a revolution. In: Davies, S. and Schonfield, E. (eds.) Alfred Döblin: Paradigms of Modernism. de Gruyter/IGRS: Berlin, Germany, London, UK, pp. 276-295. ISBN 9783110217698

2008

Schonfield, E. (2008) Overturning 'Dr. Faustus': Rereading Thomas Mann's Novel in Light of 'Observations of a Non-Political Man' by Frances Lee. Modern Language Review, 103(4), pp. 1160-1161. (doi: 10.2307/20468096)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2008) Art and its Uses in Thomas Mann's Felix Krull. Series: Bithell series of dissertations, 32. Maney Publishing for the Modern Humanities Research Association: London. ISBN 9781905981052

Schonfield, E. (2008) Brecht and the modern picaresque. In: Gillett, R. and Weiss-Sussex, G. (eds.) Verwisch die Spuren. Bertolt Brecht’s Work and Legacy: A Reassessment,. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik (66). Rodopi: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 57-75. ISBN 9780854572182

2007

Schonfield, E. (2007) Civilization in the dining room: Table manners in Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks. In: Fulbrook, M. (ed.) Un-Civilizing Processes: Excess and Transgression in German Society and Culture: Perspectives Debating with Norbert Elias. Series: German Monitor (66). Rodopi: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 157-173. ISBN 9789042021518

Schonfield, E. (2007) Das schwarze Pantheon. Hubert Fichte als Vaudouforscher. In: Bandel, J.-F. and Gillett, R. (eds.) Hubert Fichte. Texte und Kontexte. Series: Bibliothek Rosa Winkel. Sonderreihe Wissenschaft (4). Männerschwarm: Hamburg, Germany, pp. 113-130. ISBN 9783939542186

2006

Schonfield, E. (2006) Mann Re-Joyces: The dissemination of myth in Ulysses and Joseph, Finnegans Wake and Doctor Faustus. Comparative Critical Studies, 3(3), pp. 269-290. (doi: 10.3366/ccs.2006.3.3.269)

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Articles

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

Schonfield, E. (2018) Heine and convivencia: coexistence in Muslim Spain. Oxford German Studies, 47(1), pp. 35-50. (doi: 10.1080/00787191.2018.1409508)

Schonfield, E. (2016) Linksalternatives Leben: Wohngemeinschaften in Özdamars Seltsame Sterne starren zur Erde und ‘Ein unzeitgemäßer Üsküdarer’. Oxford German Studies, 45(3), pp. 308-329. (doi: 10.1080/00787191.2016.1208421)

Schonfield, E. (2016) The rhetoric of business in Brecht's Dreigroschenroman. German Life and Letters, 69(2), pp. 173-191. (doi: 10.1111/glal.12113)

Schonfield, E. (2015) 1968 and transnational history in Emine Sevgi Özdamar’s Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn. German Life and Letters, 68(1), pp. 66-87. (doi: 10.1111/glal.12069)

Schonfield, E. (2012) Satire and laughter in Heine’s Deutschland: Ein Wintermärchen. Oxford German Studies, 41(2), pp. 181-196. (doi: 10.1179/0078719112Z.00000000011)

Schonfield, E. (2012) Compromise and collectivity in Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre. Publications of the English Goethe Society, 81(1), pp. 12-25. (doi: 10.1179/0959368311Z.0000000004)

Schonfield, E. (2011) Melodrama and the gaze in Thomas Mann’s “Der kleine Herr Friedemann”. Publications of the English Goethe Society, 80(2-3), pp. 153-165. (doi: 10.1179/095936811X12997586789412)

Schonfield, E. (2011) Masters and menials in Hebel's Calendar Stories. Oxford German Studies, 40(1), pp. 35-45. (doi: 10.1179/007871911x568025)

Schonfield, E. (2006) Mann Re-Joyces: The dissemination of myth in Ulysses and Joseph, Finnegans Wake and Doctor Faustus. Comparative Critical Studies, 3(3), pp. 269-290. (doi: 10.3366/ccs.2006.3.3.269)

Books

Schonfield, E. (2018) Business Rhetoric in German Novels: From Buddenbrooks to the Global Corporation. Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture. Camden House: Rochester, NY. ISBN 9781571139832

Schonfield, E. (2008) Art and its Uses in Thomas Mann's Felix Krull. Series: Bithell series of dissertations, 32. Maney Publishing for the Modern Humanities Research Association: London. ISBN 9781905981052

Book Sections

Schonfield, E. (2024) The Vietnam Veteran in Anna Seghers's Steinzeit (Stone Age, 1975). In: Bielby, C. and Davies, M. P. (eds.) Violence Elsewhere 1: Imagining Distant Violence in Germany 1945-2001. Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture (238). Camden House/Boydell & Brewer: Rochester, NY, USA. ISBN 9781640141148

Schonfield, E. (2024) Kerstin Hensel’s dialogue with Marieluise Fleißer in Atzenköfls Töchter. In: Schonfield, E. and Köhler, A. (eds.) Kerstin Hensel: Literary Correspondences. Series: German monitor. Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. (Accepted for Publication)

Krylova, K. and Schonfield, E. (2023) Introduction. In: Krylova, K. and Schonfield, E. (eds.) Thomas Bernhard: Language, History, Subjectivity. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik (95). Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. ISBN 9789004545793 (doi: 10.1163/9789004545854_002)

Schonfield, E. (2023) Women’s Liberation in Honigmann’s Soharas Reise. In: Gillett, R. and Weiss-Sussex, G. (eds.) Barbara Honigmann. Series: Contemporary German writers and filmmakers (6). Peter Lang: Oxford and Bern, pp. 95-112. ISBN 9781800792494

Schonfield, E. (2022) The Nazi ghost and the Sinti woman in Kerstin Hensel’s Bell Vedere (1982). In: Watson, J., Mallet, M. and Schuhmacher, H. (eds.) Tracing German Visions of Eastern Europe in the 20th Century. Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook, 15. Boydell and Brewer: Rochested, NY, pp. 155-175. ISBN 9781640141193

Schonfield, E. (2022) The Publishing Scene in A Far Cry from Kensington. In: Carruthers, G. and Stoddart, H. (eds.) The Crooked Dividend: Essays on Muriel Spark. Series: Occasional Papers (24). Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 247-263. ISBN 9781908980335

Schonfield, E. (2021) Brecht and fiction. In: Brockmann, S. (ed.) Bertolt Brecht in Context. Series: Literature in Context. Cambridge University Press, pp. 149-157. ISBN 9781108426466

Schonfield, E. (2020) Der Fontane-Ton am Beispiel der Poggenpuhls. In: Cusack, A. and White, M. (eds.) Der Fontane-Ton: Stil im Werk Theodor Fontanes = The “Fontane Sound”: Style in the Works of Theodor Fontane. Series: Schriften der Theodor Fontane Gesellschaft (13). De Gruyter: Berlin, pp. 195-216. ISBN 9783110538984 (doi: 10.1515/9783110541731-010)

Schonfield, E. (2020) Learning from France: Ludwig Börne in the 1830s. In: Paulus, D. and Pilsworth, E. (eds.) Nationalism Before the Nation State: Literary Constructions of Inclusion, Exclusion, and Self-Definition (1756-1871). Series: National cultivation of culture (22). Brill: Leiden, pp. 171-193. ISBN 9789004366831 (doi: 10.1163/9789004426108_010)

Schonfield, E. (2020) Medical experiments on humans in Kerstin Hensel's Lärchenau (2008). In: Davies, M. P. and Shamdasani, S. (eds.) Medical Humanity and Inhumanity in the German-Speaking World. Series: FRINGE. UCL Press: London, pp. 164-189. ISBN 9781787357730 (doi: 10.14324/111.9781787357716)

Schonfield, E. (2019) Body language in the prints of Käthe Kollwitz. In: Black, P. (ed.) The German Revolution: Expressionist Prints. The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Glasgow, pp. 36-59. ISBN 9780904254990

Schonfield, E. (2019) Das menschliche Gesicht bei Döblin, Sander und Lévinas. In: Davies, S. and Midgley, D. (eds.) Internationales Alfred-Döblin-Kolloquium Cambridge 2017: Natur, Technik und das (Post-)Humane in den Schriften Alfred Döblins. Peter Lang: Bern, pp. 229-241. ISBN 9783034338974

Schonfield, E. (2018) Alltägliche Aktivitäten in Marieluise Fleißers Eine Zierde für den Verein. In: Carstensen, T. and Pirholt, M. (eds.) Das Abenteuer des Gewöhnlichen: Alltag in der deutschsprachigen Literatur der Moderne. Erich Schmidt: Berlin, pp. 181-198. ISBN 9783503176601

Schonfield, E. (2018) Bureaucracy. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 52-53. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Charisma. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 61-62. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Colonialism. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 74-77. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Illness. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 188-190. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Newspapers. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 265-267. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Picaresque. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 290-291. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Revolution. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 322-324. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2018) Working class. In: Kolocotroni, V. and Taxidou, O. (eds.) The Edinburgh Dictionary of Modernism. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 399-402. ISBN 9780748637027

Schonfield, E. (2017) Büchner and Paine on elitism and equality. In: Gillett, R., Schonfield, E. and Steuer, D. (eds.) Georg Büchner: Contemporary Perspectives. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik, 89. Brill: Leiden, pp. 121-147. ISBN 9789004338593 (doi: 10.1163/9789004341630_010)

Schonfield, E. (2017) "Wie krönt man richtig?”: Heiligsprechung und Kanonbildung in Hoppes Johanna (2006). In: Frank, S. and Igner, J. (eds.) Ehrliche Erfindungen. Felicitas Hoppe als Erzählerin zwischen Tradition und Transmoderne. Bielefeld, pp. 53-69. ISBN 9783837633191

Schonfield, E. (2015) Sprachgebrauch als Waffe und Tarnung im »Dreigroschenroman«. In: Hippe, C. and Literaturform im Brecht-Haus, d. (eds.) Über Brechts Romane. Series: lfb Skripte (1). Verbrecher Verlag: Berlin, pp. 107-120. ISBN 9783957320834

Schonfield, E. (2015) Edwin Morgan and European modernism. In: Riach, A. (ed.) The International Companion to Edwin Morgan. Scottish Literature International: Glasgow, pp. 116-129. ISBN 9781908980144

Schonfield, E. (2015) Retail organization and political capital: Fallada’s Kleiner Mann – was nun? and Brecht’s Dreigroschenroman. In: Weiss-Sussex, G. and Zitzlsperger, U. (eds.) Tales of Commerce and Imagination: Department Stores and Modernity in Film and Literature / Konsum und Imagination: Das Warenhaus und die Moderne in Film und Literatur. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, pp. 145-161. ISBN 9783631642337

Schonfield, E. (2013) On the road to Mecca with Trojanow and Burton. In: Preece, J. (ed.) Ilija Trojanow. Series: Contemporary German writers and filmmakers (2). Peter Lang: Oxford, UK, pp. 81-97. ISBN 9783034308946

Schonfield, E. (2013) Wirtschaftlicher Strukturwandel in Theodor Fontanes Der Stechlin. In: Howe, P. and Broomer, E.M. (eds.) Theodor Fontane: Dichter des Übergangs. Beiträge zur Frühjahrstagung der Theodor Fontane Gesellschaft 2010. Series: Fontaneana (10). Königshausen & Neumann: Würzburg, Germany, pp. 91-108. ISBN 9783826050602

Schonfield, E. (2012) The idea of European unity in Heinrich Mann's political essays of the 1920s and early 1930s. In: Hewitson, M. and D'Auria, M. (eds.) Europe in Crisis: Intellectuals and the European Idea, 1917-1957. Berghahn: New York, NY, USA, pp. 257-270. ISBN 9780857457271

Schonfield, E. (2012) Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks as bestseller. In: Woodford, C. and Schofield, B. (eds.) The German Bestseller in the Late Nineteenth Century. Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture. Camden House: Rochester, NY, USA, pp. 95-112. ISBN 9781571134875

Schonfield, E. (2010) Myths of Anglo-German surrealism: Max Ernst and Leonora Carrington. In: Görner, R. and Nicholls, A. (eds.) In the Embrace of the Swan: Anglo-German Mythologies in Literature, the Visual Arts and Cultural Theory. Series: Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft (18). Walter de Gruyter: Berlin, Germany, pp. 231-259. ISBN 9783110209587

Schonfield, E. (2009) Moonstone and “Mondgebirge”: Exile and identity in Wilhelm Raabe and Wilkie Collins. In: Göttsche, D. and Krobb, F. (eds.) Wilhelm Raabe: Global Themes – International Perspectives. Legenda: London, UK, pp. 138-148. ISBN 9781906540012

Schonfield, E. (2009) November 1918: topography of a revolution. In: Davies, S. and Schonfield, E. (eds.) Alfred Döblin: Paradigms of Modernism. de Gruyter/IGRS: Berlin, Germany, London, UK, pp. 276-295. ISBN 9783110217698

Schonfield, E. (2008) Brecht and the modern picaresque. In: Gillett, R. and Weiss-Sussex, G. (eds.) Verwisch die Spuren. Bertolt Brecht’s Work and Legacy: A Reassessment,. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik (66). Rodopi: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 57-75. ISBN 9780854572182

Schonfield, E. (2007) Civilization in the dining room: Table manners in Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks. In: Fulbrook, M. (ed.) Un-Civilizing Processes: Excess and Transgression in German Society and Culture: Perspectives Debating with Norbert Elias. Series: German Monitor (66). Rodopi: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 157-173. ISBN 9789042021518

Schonfield, E. (2007) Das schwarze Pantheon. Hubert Fichte als Vaudouforscher. In: Bandel, J.-F. and Gillett, R. (eds.) Hubert Fichte. Texte und Kontexte. Series: Bibliothek Rosa Winkel. Sonderreihe Wissenschaft (4). Männerschwarm: Hamburg, Germany, pp. 113-130. ISBN 9783939542186

Book Reviews

Schonfield, E. (2020) Patrick Eiden-Offe. Die Poesie der Klasse: Romantischer Antikapitalismus und die Erfindung des Proletariats. Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies, 56(2), pp. 182-184. (doi: 10.3138/seminar.56.2.rev004)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2015) David Horton. Thomas Mann in English. A Study in Literary Translation. New Directions in German Studies, 8. London: Bloomsbury, 2013. Børge Kristiansen. Thomas Mann - Der ironische Metaphysiker. Nihilismus - Ironie - Anthropologie in Thomas Manns Erzählungen und im ‘Zauberberg’. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2013. Orbis Litterarum, 70(4), pp. 344-346. (doi: 10.1111/oli.12090)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2015) Graevenitz, Gerhart von. Theodor Fontane: Ängstliche Moderne. Über das Imaginäre. Konstanz: Konstanz University Press, 2014. German Quarterly, 88(1), pp. 104-105. (doi: 10.1111/gequ.10228)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2014) Das emotionale Wirkungspotenzial von Erzähltexten: Mit Fallstudien zu Kafka, Perutz und Werfel by Claudia Hillebrandt. Modern Language Review, 109(1), pp. 280-282. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.109.1.0280)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2013) Steven Howe. Heinrich von Kleist and Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Violence, Identity, Nation. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2012. Orbis Litterarum, 68(6), pp. 523-524. (doi: 10.1111/oli.12034)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2012) The Cambridge Introduction to Thomas Mann by Todd Kontje. Modern Language Review, 107(3), pp. 983-984. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.107.3.0983)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2012) Mythos Künstler: Konstruktionen und Dekonstruktionen in der deutschsprachigen Prosa des 20. Jahrhunderts by Gabriele Feulner. Modern Language Review, 107(3), pp. 981-983. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.107.3.0981)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2012) Hans Rudolf Vaget, Thomas Mann, Der Amerikaner. Angermion, 5(1), pp. 234-237. (doi: 10.1515/anger-2012-0010)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2011) A Companion to the Works of Hermann Hesse by Ingo Cornils. Modern Language Review, 106(4), pp. 1190-1191. (doi: 10.5699/modelangrevi.106.4.1190)[Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2009) Alfred Döblin und Thomas Mann: Eine wechselvolle literarische Beziehung. (Epistemata: Reihe Literaturwissenschaft, 610) by Oliver Bernhardt. Modern Language Review, 104(2), pp. 597-599. [Book Review]

Schonfield, E. (2008) Overturning 'Dr. Faustus': Rereading Thomas Mann's Novel in Light of 'Observations of a Non-Political Man' by Frances Lee. Modern Language Review, 103(4), pp. 1160-1161. (doi: 10.2307/20468096)[Book Review]

Edited Books

Schonfield, E. and Köhler, A. (Eds.) (2024) Kerstin Hensel: Literary Correspondences. Series: German monitor. Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. (Accepted for Publication)

Krylova, K. and Schonfield, E. (Eds.) (2023) Thomas Bernhard: Language, History, Subjectivity. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik. Brill: Leiden, Netherlands. ISBN 9789004545793

Schonfield, E. (Ed.) (2022) Tom Leonard in Conversation. Notes taken between 2014-2018. Typed up by Ernest Schonfield. University of Glasgow. ISBN 9780852619810

Schonfield, E. and Krylova, K. (Eds.) (2019) Heiko Berner, Photo-Illustrations for Thomas Bernhard’s 'A Child'. School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Glasgow: Glasgow. ISBN 9780852619681

Gillett, R., Schonfield, E. and Steuer, D. (Eds.) (2017) Georg Büchner: Contemporary Perspectives. Series: Amsterdamer Beiträge zur neueren Germanistik. Brill: Leiden. ISBN 9789004338593

Davies, S. and Schonfield, E. (Eds.) (2009) Alfred Döblin: Paradigms of Modernism. Series: Publications of the Institute of Germanic Studies (Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London). De Gruyter: Berlin and London. ISBN 9783110217698

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Grants

2018 DAAD Scholarship for a two-month Research Stay at the Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Arbeits- und Forschungsstelle Privatbibliothek Christa und Gerhard Wolf, October-November 2018, €4,500 

2015 Network for Oratory and Politics (NOP): Research Networks Grant, The Royal Society of Edinburgh, £19,929; together with Dr Henriette van der Blom (University of Birmingham)

2014 Brecht-Tage: Brechts Romane und Romanprojekte, Literaturforum im Brecht-Haus, Berlin, 14 February 2014, Conference Speaker's Grant of €300, plus €200 expenses

2007 British Academy Conference Grant for ‘Alfred Döblin (1878-1957): Beyond the Alexanderplatz’, £1,970

2003-2005  Postgraduate scholarship funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

2002 Essay prize for ‘La critique de l’encyclopédie chez Flaubert’, Sussex University

2000 German Academic Exchange Service Summer School award, Heinrich-Heine-Universität zu Düsseldorf

Supervision

Ernest Schonfield is happy to supervise research projects on German literature and comparative literature from around 1800 to the present day. He also welcomes interdisciplinary approaches including translation studies, history and politics.

He has co-supervised one PhD to successful completion:

Philippa Osmond-Williams, 'Changing Scotland: A Social History of Love in the Life and Work of Edwin Morgan'  (2019)

Current PhD supervision:

(as lead supervisor):

Danya Harvey, 'Writing across borders, trans*lating beyond binaries' (co-supervisors: Dr Elwira Grossman and Professor Susan Bassnett)

(as co-supervisor):

Claire M. Allison, 'Representation of Black People in Francophone bande dessinées' (Lead supervisor: Dr Rachel Douglas) 

Felix Carr, 'The Aesthetics and Politics of Ressentiment: A Genealogical Investigation' (Lead supervisor: Dr Vassiliki Kolocotroni) 

Cian Pappenheim, 'Jewish Memorial Books in the mid-twentieth century' (Lead supervisor: Dr Mia Spiro; co-supervisor: Professor Hannah Holtschneider, University of Edinburgh)

Teaching

• German Language from Level 1 (Non-Beginners) to Honours

• German Culture Level 1 (National Histories)

• German Culture Level 2 (Gender and Performance)

• German Honours Option (2023-24): Bertolt Brecht; Translation Studies Option (German group, semester 2) 

• Skills and Theoretical Frameworks for Culture 1 Courses

• MSc in Translation Studies: ATLS and a session on Literary Translation

Additional information

Administrative Roles

• Convener of German Level 1 Non-Beginners Language and Culture

• Convener of Skills and Theoretical Frameworks for Culture 1 Courses

Learned Societies and Networks

• Editorial Committee of Germanic Literatures (Legenda book series)  

Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA)

• English Goethe Society (Council Member)

Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS)

• British and Irish Association for Jewish Studies (BIAJS) 

Network for Oratory and Politics (NOP) (Steering Committee member)

Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (HEA)

Events Organised

• 2-4 June 2021 (with Astrid Köhler, Queen Mary, University of London): online conference: Kerstin Hensel: Critical Anatomies of the Everyday/Kritische Anatomien des Alltags: https://sites.google.com/view/kerstin-hensel-konferenz/home  

• 17-18 September 2020 (with Katya Krylova, University of Aberdeen): Online International conference. Thomas Bernhard: Language, History, Subjectivity (Supported by Goethe Institut Glasgow): https://bernhardglasgow2020.wordpress.com/

• August 2017: ‘Translating Brecht's Mother Courage’. Film of the poet Tom Leonard speaking about the language of his published translation of Brecht's Mother Courage and Her Children. Video available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy-NYDHLKag

• January 2015: ‘The Values of Literary Criticism’: Guest Lecture by Professor Martin Swales (University College London), Video available here: https://youtu.be/00OvbmWHCSo

• November 2013: Büchner Today: Bicentenary Conference, Institute for Modern Languages Research (IMLR), London (co-organised with Daniel Steuer and Godela Weiss-Sussex)

External Responsibilities

• Editorial Committee of Germanic Literatures (Legenda book series)  

• I have acted as an invited peer reviewer for several academic journals

• PhD External Examiner:

King's College London, December 2013;

Birkbeck College London, February 2018;

University College London, February 2020

• Editor of www.germanlit.org