Publications

BOOK

 

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  • "Anna Seghers und Crisanta: Reflexionen aus der DDR zu ihrem mexikanischen Exil." Ibero-amerikanisches Jahrbuch für Germanistik Vol. 4 (2010): 165-81.

  • "Perspectives on Hanns Eisler." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 33 (2008): 135-50.

  • "Fatzer's Fall: Images of Death in Brecht's Learning Play." Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 36 (2007): 165-72.
  • "Frauenschicksale: A DEFA Film Viewed in Light of Brecht's Critique of the Opera and Eisler/Adorno's Theory of Film Music." German Studies Review Vol. 28 No. 3 (October 2005): 481-500.
  • "Eric Bentley Interviewed." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 28 (2003): 47-66.
  • "Murieta in Mahagonny: Pablo Neruda's Brechtian Drama." Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 30 Nos. 1 & 2 (2001): 57-61.
  • "Bertolt Brecht and Pablo Neruda: Poetry and Politics." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 24 (1999): 141-61.
  • "Caribaldi and Casals: Theater and Music in Thomas Bernhard's The Force of Habit." The European Legacy Vol. 1 No. 3 (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1996): 1213-18.
  • "La nuova commedia dell'arte: Ferruccio Busoni als Vorläufer von Brecht und Weill." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 21 (1996): 141-57.
  • "Strawinsky, Brecht und Weill: Stationen des epischen Musiktheaters." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 16 (1991): 75-96.

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • "Musikalische Verfremdungen bei Thomas Bernhard und Bertolt Brecht." Verfremdungen: Ein Phänomen Bertolt Brechts in der Musik. Ed. Jürgen Hillesheim. Freiburg: Rombach Verlag, 2013.  435-54.

  • "Der Mantel des Ketzers." Brecht-Handbuch. Band 3: Prosa: Filme, Drehbücher. Ed. Jan Knopf. Stuttgart: Metzler Verlag, 2002. 324-29.
  • "Pablo Neruda and the German Literary Exile Community." The Lion and the Eagle: Interdisciplinary Essays on German-Spanish Relations over the Centuries. Ed. Conrad Kent and Thomas Wolber. New York: Berghahn Books, 2000. 423-41.
  • "Brecht contra Wagner: The Evolution of the Epic Music Theater." A Bertolt Brecht Reference Companion. Ed. Siegfried Mews. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1997. 238-60.
  • "An Opera for Three Pennies, a Violin for Ten Francs: Brecht's and Stravinsky's Approaches to Epic Music Theater." Brecht Unbound. Ed. James K. Lyon and Hans-Peter Breuer. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1995. 119-34.

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • "Brechtian Traces in Pina Bausch’s Choreographic and Cinematic Work." Language and the Scientific Imagination. Proceedings of the 11th ISSEI Conference at the University of Helsinki, Finland, July 2008. Eds. Giacomo Bottà and Marja Härmänmaa.
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  • "Exile Experiences and Hybrid Identities in Anna Seghers's Writings." Proceedings of the 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. CD publication, 2006. 5873-78.
  • "Mahagonny, Macheath, and Murieta: Forms of Epic Theater in Works by Bertolt Brecht and Pablo Neruda." Approaching a New Millennium: Lessons from the Past, Prospects for the Future. Proceedings of the 7th ISSEI Conference at the University of Bergen, Norway, August 2000. Eds. Daniel Apollon, Odd-Bjorn Fure and Lars Svasand.
  • "Commedia Dell'Arte and Verfremdung: Ferruccio Busoni's Epic Theatre." Memory, History and Critique. European Identity at the Millenium. Proceedings of the 5th ISSEI Conference at the University for Humanist Studies, Utrecht, The Netherlands, August 1996. Eds. Frank Brinkhuis and Sascha Talmor.

 

BOOK REVIEWS, PERFORMANCE REVIEWS, and ABSTRACTS

  • Hennenberg, Fritz. "Orff-Studien." Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur Vol. 105 No. 1 (Spring 2013): 161-63.

  • "The Hilo Massacre at Kumu Kahua Theatre." Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 39 (2010): 35-38.
  • François Villon – Bertolt Brecht – Bob Dylan. Scholarly contribution to an exhibit held at the Brecht Archive. Berlin, July 2010.
  • Gillett, Robert, and Rodela Weiss-Sussex, eds. "'Verwisch die Spuren!' Bertolt Brecht's Work and Legacy: A Reassessment." German Quarterly Vol. 83 No. 1 (Winter 2010): 114-16.
  • Kebir, Sabine. "Mein Herz liegt neben der Schreibmaschine: Ruth Berlaus Leben vor, mit und nach Bertolt Brecht." Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur Vol. 101 No. 1 (Spring 2009): 135-37.
  • "Report on ISSEI 2008." Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 37 (Fall 2008): 17-18.
  • Schweinhardt, Peter, ed. "Hanns Eislers Johann Faustus: 50 Jahre nach Erscheinen des Operntexts 1952. Symposion." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 32 (2007): 414-18.
  • "Life of Galileo. Translation: David Edgar. Direction: Blanka Zizka. Scenic Design: Mimi Lien. Wilma Theater. Philadelphia, PA / USA." Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 36 (2007): 132-35.

  • "Response to the ‘Two Cultures at the GSA'." German Studies Association Newsletter Volume 32 No. 1 (Spring 2007): 20-21.

  • Bernhart, Walter, and Werner Wolf, eds. "Essays on Literature and Music (1967-2004) by Steven Paul Scher." Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur Vol. 98 No. 4 (Winter 2006): 644-45.
  • "The Good Woman of Setzuan. Diamond Theatre, Lehigh University." Communications from the International Brecht Society (CIBS) Vol. 35 (Fall 2006): 45-48.
  • Berwald, Olaf. "An Introduction to the Works of Peter Weiss." German Studies Review Vol. 29 No. 1 (February 2006): 227-28.
  • Weber, Herwig. "Bertolt Brecht auf Spanisch: Die Rezeption Brechts in Argentinien, Mexiko, Kuba und Spanien." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 30 (2005): 415-18.
  • Eisler, Hanns. "Die Rundköpfe und die Spitzköpfe. Roundheads and Peakheads." Ed. Thomas Ahrend and Albrecht Dümling. The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 29 (2004): 423-27.
  • Häntzschel, Hiltrud. "Brechts Frauen." Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur Vol. 96 No. 3 (Fall 2004): 467-70.
  • Tatlow, Anthony. "Shakespeare, Brecht, and the Intercultural Sign." German Quarterly Vol. 76 No. 1 (Winter 2003): 115-16.
  • Partsch, Cornelius. "Schräge Töne: Jazz und Unterhaltungsmusik in der Kultur der Weimarer Republik." German Studies Review Vol. 26 No. 2 (May 2003): 421-23.
  • Hargraves, John A. "Music in the Works of Broch, Mann, and Kafka." Monatshefte für deutschsprachige Literatur und Kultur Vol. 95 Nr. 1 (Spring 2003): 141-43.
  • Finney, Gail. "Christa Wolf." German Studies Review Vol. 26 No. 1 (February 2003): 214-16.
  • Bryant-Bertail, Sarah. "Space and Time in Epic Theater: The Brechtian Legacy." German Studies Review Vol. 26 No. 1 (February 2003): 183-84.
  • "Medea in Napoli." Lo Straniero Vol. 35 (June 2002): 14-15. A revised version, "Neapolitan Medea: Euripides Meets Heiner Müller," in Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 31 (June 2002): 25-26. This was translated into Greek for the theatre journal EPI SKINIS (No. 16, Nicosia/Cyprus): 16-20.
  • Riethmüller, Albrecht, ed. "Brecht und seine Komponisten." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 27 (2002): 209-14.
  • Hermand, Jost, and Marc Silberman, eds. "Rethinking Peter Weiss." German Studies Review Vol. 25 No. 2 (May 2002): 438-40.
  • "Exploring Identities Through Narrative Strategies: Giordano Bruno and Bertolt Brecht." Lo Straniero Vol. 34 (September 2001): 22-23.
  • "Crisanta: A Mexican Tale from the GDR." Women in German Newsletter No. 83 (Fall 2000): 16.
  • "Gay Brecht? Jean Cocteau Rep Stages Edward II." Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 29 Nos. 1 & 2 (June 2000): 18-20.
  • Allan, Seán, and John Sandford, eds. "DEFA: East German Cinema, 1946-92." German Studies Review Vol. 23 No. 2 (May 2000): 405-06.
  • Lindenberger, Herbert. "Opera in History: From Monteverdi to Cage." Comparative Literature Studies Vol. 37 No. 1 (2000): 68-73.
  • "NEH Report." Communications from the International Brecht Society Vol. 27 No. 2 (December 1998): 9-11.
  • Ellis, Lorena B. "Brecht's Reception in Brazil." Sartingen, Kathrin. "Über Brecht hinaus...: Produktive Theaterrezeption in Brasilien am Beispiel von Bertolt Brecht." The Brecht Yearbook Vol. 22 (1997): 473-78.
  • Kuhn, Anna K., and Barbara D. Wright, eds. "Playing for Stakes: German-Language Drama in a Social Context." The German Quarterly Vol. 69 No. 4 (Fall 1996): 444-45.
  • "Report on the Ninth Symposium of the International Brecht Society." Women in German Newsletter No. 68 (Fall 1995): 18-20.
  • Weiner, Marc A. "Undertones of Insurrection: Music, Politics, & the Social Sphere in the Modern German Narrative." The German Quarterly Vol. 68 No. 4 (Fall 1995): 456-58.
  • McGlathery, James, ed. "Music and German Literature: Their Relationship since the Middle Ages." The German Quarterly Vol. 67 No. 2 (Spring 1994): 288-89.
  • Schneidewind, Wolf-Egmar, and Bernhard Sowinski. "Bertolt Brecht: Der gute Mensch von Sezuan. Oldenbourg Interpretationen." Hasselbach, Karlheinz and Ingrid. "Bertolt Brecht: Kalendergeschichten. Oldenbourg Interpretationen." Colloquia Germanica Vol. 26 No. 4 (1993): 374-77.
  • Bernhard, Thomas. "Histrionics. Three Plays." Trans. Peter Jansen and Kenneth Northcott. Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism Vol. 6 No. 2 (Spring 1992): 147-49.
  • Gilbert, Michael John T. "Bertolt Brecht's Striving for Reason, Even in Music." South Atlantic Review Vol. 55 No. 4 (November 1990): 137-39.