Publications

Monographs

  • The Intelligible Metropolis: Urban Mentality in Contemporary London Novels. 1st ed. Bielefeld: transcript, 2014. Print. Lettre.
    • Review by Stefan Eick (Universität Bamberg), in: Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 253.2 (2016).
    • Review by Bettina Jansen (TU Dresden), in: Literary London Journal 12.1-2 (2015). Web.

Edited Volumes

  • with Clarisse Godard Desmarest. Cities in Scotland: Cultural Heritage and National Identity. Edited issue for: Angles: New Perspectives on the Anglophone World. 16 (2023).
  • with Monika Pietrzak-Franger and Eckart Voigts. Transforming Cities.: Discourse of Urban Change. Heidelberg: Winter, 2018. Print. Anglistik und Englischunterricht 85.
    • Review by Dragoş Manea (University of Bucharest), in: English Studies 100.7 (2019): 937-38. Print.
    • Review by Anni Lappela (University of Finland), in: Literary London Journal 15.1 (2019). Web.
    • Review by Lucy Hamilton (University of Sheffield), in: European Journal of English Studies 22:3 (2018). 336-38. Print.

Essays

  • with Clarisse Godard Desmarest and Hanna Westermann. "Video Introduction to Issue 16." Angles: New Perspectives on the Anglophone World. 16, (2023).
  • with Clarisse Godard Desmarest. "Coda - Scotland’s Urban Heritage and National Identity." Angles: New Perspectives on the Anglophone World. 16 (2023).
  • "'Illustrations of Cheapness': Charles Knight's Popular Political Economy and the Emerging Ethics of Mass Consumption." Journal for the Study of British Cultures 29.2 (2022): 175-191. Print
  • "In-Between the Elements: Water Matters and Metaphors in Joseph Conrad's Sea Writing." Akteur Wasser: Betrachtungen aus den Rechts-, Geo-, Kunst, Musik- und Literaturwissenschaften. Ed. Sonja Fielitz. Berlin: Peter Lang, 2022. 97-114.
  • "Transkulturelles Erbe und der epochale Sturz kolonialer Denkmäler." Kulturwirtschaft: Themen – Methoden – Perspektiven. Ed. Jürgen Kamm. Passau: Schuster, 2021. 333-60. Print. Patavensia.
  • "The Materiality of Britain's Empire Mentality: Colonial Commodities in Elizabeth Gaskell's Domestic Novels." Mentalities and Materialities: Essays in Honour of Jürgen Kamm. Eds. Philip Jacobi and Anette Pankratz. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2021. 61-75. Print.
  • "Empire-Economy-Materiality." Handbook of the English Novel, 1830–1900. Eds. Martin Middeke and Monika Pietrzak-Franger. New York: De Gruyter, 2020. 146-67. Print. Handbooks of English and American Studies 9.
  • "Mary Wollstonecrafts republikanische Stimme in der Menschenrechtsdebatte: Von Frauenrechten und Gemeinschaftserziehung zu staatlicher Gleichstellungs- und Bildungspolitik." Politisches Denken in der Britischen Romantik. Ed. Jürgen Kamm. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2019. 89-120. Print. Staatsverständnisse 121.
  • "Improvements and Amusements: Urban Geographies of Entertainment in Nineteenth- and Twenty-First-Century London." Transforming Cities: Discourses of Urban Change. Ed. Monika Pietrzak-Franger, Nora Pleßke, and Eckart Voigts. Heidelberg: Winter, 2018. 211-40. Print. Anglistik & Englischunterricht 85.
  • with Ellen Grünkemeier and Joanna Rostek. "The Value of Economic Criticism Reconsidered: Approaching Literature and Culture through the Lens of Economics." Anglistentag 2017 Regensburg: Proceedings. Ed. Anne-Julia Zwierlein et al. Trier: WVT, 2018. 117-26. Print.
  • with Monika Pietrzak-Franger and Eckart Voigts. "Transforming Cities: Discourses of Urban Change from Victorian London to Global Megacities An Introduction." Transforming Cities: Discourses of Urban Change. Ed. Monika Pietrzak-Franger, Nora Pleßke, and Eckart Voigts. Heidelberg: Winter, 2018. 7-26. Print. Anglistik & Englischunterricht 85.
  • "Konsumieren: Koloniale Güter im viktorianischen Zeitalter." Sammlungsökonomien: Vom Wert wissenschaftlicher Dinge. Ed. Nils Güttler and Ina Heumann. Berlin: Kulturverlag Kadmos, 2016. 155-86. Print.
  • "The Liminality of Underground London." London in Contemporary British Fiction: The City Beyond the City. Ed. Nick Hubble and Philip Tew. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. 161-76. Print. Bloomsbury Studies in the City.
  • "Curiosities from Paradise: The Materiality of Cook's Explorations in the South Pacific." Präsenz und Evidenz fremder Dinge im Europa des 18. Jahrhunderts. Ed. Birgit Neumann. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2015. 553-71. Print. Supplementa.
  • "Making Sense of Sensibility: Die Umdeutung gender-spezifischer Empfindsamkeit in Mary Wollstonecrafts Die Verteidigung der Frauenrechte und Jane Austens Stolz und Vorurteil." Gender-Frauen-Wissenschaft: Beiträge von einem interdisziplinären Forschungssymposium. Ed. Susanne Günther, et al. Passau, 2015. 13-25. Web. <https://opus4.kobv.de/opus4-uni-passau/frontdoor/index/index/docId/246>.
  • "'New Sources of Wealth and New Channels of Commerce': The Economic Dimensions of Mungo Park's Travels into the Interior of Africa (1799)." Real and Imaginary Travels 16th-18th Centuries/ Voyages réels, voyages imaginaires XVIE-XVIIIE siècles. Ed. Anne Bandry-Scubbi and Rémi Vuillemin. Strasbourg: Les Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, 2015. 129-41. Print.
  • "'Sambo' and 'Snowflake': Race and Race Relations in Love Thy Neighbour." British TV Comedy: Cultural Concepts and Contexts. Ed. Jürgen Kamm and Birgit Neumann. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 83-98. Print.
  • "Visual Objectifications of the 'Hottentot Venus' Sarah Baartman." Romantic Bodyscapes: Embodied Selves, Embodied Spaces and Legible Bodies in the Romantic Age. Ed. Gerold SedlMair. Trier: WVT, 2015. 145-65. Print. Studien zur Englischen Romantik 17.
  • "The Object(ivity) of Imperial Thinking." Anglistentag 2013 Konstanz: Proceedings. Ed. Silvia Mergenthal and Reingard M. Nischik. Trier: WVT, 2014. 59-70. Print.
  • "HMY Britannia: The Spatial Semantics of the Royal Yacht." Journal for the Study of British Cultures 20.2 (2013): 171-88. Print.
  • with Joanna Rostek. "Rubble or Resurrection. Contextualising London Literature by Polish Migrants to the UK." The Literary London Journal 10.2 (2013). Web. <http://www.literarylondon.org/london-journal/autumn2013/plesskeandrostek.html>.
  • "'London Underground.' Der Grenzraum einer Metropole." Grenzen. Konstruktionen und Bedeutungen. Ed. Dennis Gräf and Verena Schmöller. Passau: Stutz, 2009. 185-210. Print. Medien, Texte, Semiotik 2.

Reviews and Conference Reports

  • "Rev. of De-Illustrating the History of the British Empire: Preliminary Perspectives, ed. by Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes." Journal for the Study of British Cultures 29.1 (2022): 124-29. Print.
  • "Rev. of The Alchemy of Empire: Abject Materials and the Technologies of Colonialism, by Rajani Sudan." Anglistik 29.1 (2018): 162-64. Print.
  • "Rev. of The Demographic Imagination and the Nineteenth-Century City: Paris, London, New York, by Nicholas Daly." Journal for the Study of British Cultures 23.1 (2017): 78-82. Print.
  • "Rev. of Neo-Victorian Cities: Reassessing Urban Politics and Poetics, ed. by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Christian Gutleben." Neo-Victorian Studies 9.1 (2016): 167-86. Web.
  • "Präsenz und Evidenz fremder Dinge im Europa des 18. Jahrhunderts: Internationale Tagung in Kooperation mit der DGEJ, 9.-11. Sept. 2013 an der Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel." Das achtzehnte Jahrhundert 37.2 (2013): 170-72. Print.
  • "Rev. of Jenseits des Raums: Zur filmischen Topologie des Urbanen, by Laura Frahm." MEDIENwissenschaft 2 (2011): 215-18. Print.
  • "Rev. of Lost in the Postmodern Metropolis, by Martina Deny." Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 58.4 (2010): 408-09. Print.
  • mit Sarah Heinz. "Rev. of Australian Film: Cultures, Identities, Texts, by Adi Wimmer." MEDIENwissenschaft 4 (2009): 452-54. Print.