Publications

1. MONOGRAPHS

Beyond the Civil War Hospital: The Rhetoric of Healing and Democratization in Northern Reconstruction Writing. Bielefeld: transcript, 2018 (438 Pages).

 

No Korean is Whole – Wherever He or She May Be: Erfindungen von Korean America seit 1965. Frankfurt a. M.: Peter Lang, 2002 (309 Pages).

 

 

2. ARTICLES

“Rites of Renewal: Imperialist Encounters in the Work of Jack London.” Shifting Grounds: Cultural Tectonics along the Pacific Rim. Eds. Jutta Ernst and Brigitte Johanna Glaser. Heidelberg: Winter (to be released 03.21.2020).

 

“Flowers.” An Eclectic Bestiary: Encounters in a More-than-Human World. Eds. Birgit Spengler and Babette Tischleder. Bielefeld: transcript, 2019. 53-63.

 

“Literaturwissenschaft als interkulturelles Training am Beispiel der koreanisch-amerikanischen Literatur“. Sprache, Flucht, Migration: Kritische, historische und pädagogische Annäherungen. Ed. Radhika Natarajan. Wiesbaden: Springer 2018. 437-446.

 

“Owning Human Nature? Literary Knowledge Production and the Life Sciences. Eds. Katrin Hoepker and Heike Schäfer. LWU Quarterly 48.3 (2017). 165-178.

 

“The Civil War Nurse and the Veteran: Dependency and Separation.” Women in America. Eds. Carmen Birkle and Justine Tally. European Journal of American Studies. 10:1 (2015). 32 pages. http://ejas.revues.org/10761.

 

“Eden Refound(ed): Post Civil War Literary Gardening.” Rereading The Machine in the Garden. Eds. Eric Erbacher, Florian Sedlmeier and Nicole Maruo-Schröder. Frankfurt a.M.: Campus, 2014. 58-76.

 

“How Far Could They Go? Imprisoned Nurses, Unsexed Angels, and the Transformation of True Womanhood in Civil War America.” Communicating Disease: Cultural Representations of American Medicine. Eds. Carmen Birkle and Johanna Heil. Heidelberg: Winter, 2013. 145-173.

 

“Reconstructing Race Relations: Esther Hill Hawks’ Diary and her Life Among the Freedmen.” American Lives. Ed. Alfred Hornung. Heidelberg: Winter, 2013. 173-188.

 

“Bible Seller and Cross-Dressed Spy: Sarah Emma Edmonds and the Debate on Authenticity.” Religion in the United States. Eds. Jeanne Cortiel, Kornelia Freitag, Christine Gerhard and Michael Wala. Heidelberg: Winter, 2011. 41-57.

 

“The Donaldina Cameron Myth and the Rescue of America, 1910-2002.” Chinatowns in a Transnational World. Myths and Realities of an Urban Phenomenon. Eds. Vanessa Künnemann and Ruth Mayer. New York: Routledge, 2011. 135-162.

 

“The New Rules of the Democratic Game: Emancipation, Self-Regulation, and the ‘Second Founding’ of The Unites States.” Civilizing and Decivilizing Processes: Figurational Approaches to American Culture. Eds. Christa Buschendorf, Astrid Franke, and Johannes Voelz. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. 175-208.

 

“A Passing Era: Memory, Nation, and the Jew in American and South African Literature.” Transatlantic Negotiations. Eds. Christa Buschendorf and Astrid Franke. Heidelberg: Winter, 2007. 225-242.

 

“Beyond a Postmodern Denial of Reference: Forms of Resistance in Jessica Hagedorn’s Dogeaters. Special Issue Asian American Studies in Europe/Germany. Eds. Carmen Birkle, Wilfried Raussert, and Mita Banerjee. Amerikastudien / American Studies 51:3 (2006): 425-437.

 

“Ty Pak: Korean American Literature as ‘Guilt Payment’.” How Far is America from Here? Eds. Theo D’haen et al. Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2005. 481-497.

 

“Otherness as Reading Process: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha's Dictee.” Asian American Literature in the International Context. Eds. Rocío Davis and Sämi Ludwig. Hamburg: LIT, 2002. 185-201.

 

3. REVIEWS AND DICTIONARY ENTRIES

a) Reviews

Hochbruck, Wolfgang. Die Geschöpfe des Epimetheus. Veteranen, Erinnerung und die Reproduktion des amerikanischen Bürgerkriegs. Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik (ZAA) (2013), 98-102.

 

Raphael-Hernandez, Heike und Shannon Steen, eds. AfroAsian Encounters. Culture, History, Politics. Amerikastudien 54:3 (2009), 538-541.

 

Quigley, David, The Second Founding, H-CivWar Book Review. Humanities & Social Sciences. http://h-net.msu.edu.

 

Zhou, Xiaojing, ed. Form and Transformation in Asian American Literature. Amerikastudien 52:1 (2007), 153-155.

 

b) Dictionary Entries:

“John William DeForest”. The Nineteenth-Century American Novel. Ed. Christine Gerhardt. Handbooks of English and American Studies: Text and Theory. Eds. (series) Martin Middeke and Gabriele Rippl. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter (2017).

 

“Peter Hyun.” Facts on File. Ed. Seiwoong Oh. http://www.factsonfile.com, 2007. 120-121.

 

“Jessica Hagedorn”. Dictionary of Literary Biography: Asian American Authors. Ed. Deborah Madsen. Columbia / SC: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2005. 101-109.

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