Karin Neuburger

Contact: karinne@mscc.huji.ac.il

Karin Neuburger studied Comparative Literature, Philosophy, and French at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany and Hebrew  Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she received her M.A. as well as her Ph.D. She teaches German literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research interests are German literature 18th -21st century; the relationship between German, Yiddish and Hebrew modern literature;  poetics; the relationship between literature and politics; German-Jewish literature;  theories on literatures of minorities. In her current book project she deals with poetics of “Wohnen” in contemporary German literature.

Uri Zvi Greenberg’s Poetry and its Relation with German Literature and Culture

Selected Publications:

Karin Neuburger, Uri Zvi Grinberg: “Mephisto” translated, annotated and introduced by Karin Neuburger, Makom (ed. by Ashraf Noor), Fink Verlag/The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for German Literature and Cultural History, Munich 2007, 171 p.

Hanni Mittelmann / Karin Neuburger / Hans-Otto Horch (eds.), Exilerfahrung und Konstruktion von Identität 1933 bis 1945, Conditio Judaica 85, de Gruyter, Berlin 2013 (English and German).

Karin Neuburger (ed.), Recasting the “Other”: Readings in (Jewish) Weimar Culture, Perspectives on Jewish Texts and Contexts (Vivian Liska, ed.), de Gruyter Publishing House in co-operation with The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem – currently under peer-review.

Karin Neuburger, “Between Judaism and the West: The Making of a Modern Jewish Poet in Uri Zvi Greenberg’s ‘Memoirs (from the Book of Wanderings)’”, Polin, Studies in Polish Jewry, Vol. 24, The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, Oxford 2011, pp. 151-169.

Karin Neuburger