Mar 18th 2020

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Reading Angela Steidele and Wolfgang Bunzel, moderated by Sigrid Nieberle

Unconventional love stories are the focus of a March 18, 2020 reading featuring Angela Steidele and Wolfgang Bunzel. Sigrid Nieberle, Professor of Literature at Dortmund University, will moderate the event. Author and scholar Angela Steidele will read and discuss excerpts from her books Rosenstengel. Ein Manuskript aus dem Umfeld Ludwigs II. (2015) and Anne Lister. Eine erotische Biographie. Steidele’s biography of Lister was translated into English and provides the material for the 2019 TV series Gentleman Jack (HBO/BBC).

Wolfgang Bunzel, Professor of German Literature at the Goethe University Frankfurt, will introduce and read from his new book, Bettine von Arnims letzte Liebe (2019). He recently edited the correspondence between the famous romantic writer and the young law student Julius Döring.

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