Mag. Mag. Sarah Frühwirth
T: +43-1-4277-42487

Consultation hours: By appointment!

Summer term 2018
127010 KO Critical Readings in Literature - From Shakespeare to Modernism
Winter term 2017
127010 KO Critical Readings in Literature - From Shakespeare to Modernism
Mag.phil. Mag.phil. Sarah Frühwirth

Department of English and American Studies

Email: sarah.fruehwirth@univie.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-4277-42487

Research interests

•Sensation novels and sensation novelists
•The Victorian novel
•Thomas Hardy
•Nineteenth-century philosophical and scientific theories
•New Historicism


Publications

Review of "Das englische Drama und Theater von den Anfängen bis zur Postmoderne", ed. Bernhard Reitz. AAA - Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 42 (2017), 159-161.


"'Jaded appetite and perverted taste': The food rhetoric of nineteenth-century anti-sensationalist critics." The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food. Eds. Piatti-Farnell, L. & Brien, D. Routledge, 2018. (forthcoming)

Activities

2017. Conflict in the Mid-Victorian Press: Sensationalism and its Foes. Conflict in the Periodical Press. 6th International Conference of the European Society for Periodical Research (ESPRit), Milan, Italy, 28-30 June 2017.

2016. An Unconventional Explanation for a Conventional Ending: Lady Audley and the Transgression of the Boundaries of Sanity. ESSE Conference, Galway, Ireland, 22-26 August 2016.

2016. Sensational Self-Defeat: The Case of Rhoda Broughton's "Not Wisely but Too Well". 33rd International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, Université de Reims, Reims, France, 29 June - 4 July 2016.

2015. The Fateful Qualities of Love and Conventional Morality in Rhoda Broughton's "Not Wisely but Too Well". The International Centre for Victorian Women Writers (ICVWW). From Brontë to Bloomsbury Second International Conference: Reassessing Women's Writing of the 1860s and 1870s, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, UK, 6-7 July 2015.

2015. Resisting the Urge to Cross Moral Boundaries: The Transgressive yet Conventional Heroine of Rhoda Broughton's "Not Wisely but Too Well". Cultural Crossings: Postgraduate Conference on Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Department of English, University of Vienna, Austria, 27 June 2015.

2015. Free Will and Fatalism in Thomas Hardy's Tragic and Pastoral Novels: A Comparative Analysis. "Destiny - Coincidence - Contingency" International Interdisciplinary Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 18 May 2015.

Memberships and Affiliations

Member of the British Society for Literature and Science

Reviewer for the Wilkie Collins Journal

Fellowships and Awards

Student Award

Sarah Frühwirth (Recipient), 24 Jan 2014

Uni:docs Fellowship

Sarah Frühwirth (Recipient), 1 Oct 2015

CV

since October 2015University assistant at the Department of English, University of Vienna
March-July 2015Lecturer at the Department of English, University of Vienna
October 2013Beginning of doctoral programme in English and American Studies at the University of Vienna
2013Graduation with honours in German Philology at the University of Vienna (Mag. phil.) - Diploma thesis: Alexander der Große in der mittelhochdeutschen Weltchronistik (Alexander the Great in Middle-High-German World Chronicles)
2012Graduation with honours in English and American Studies at the University of Vienna (Mag. phil.) - Diploma thesis: Fate, Chance and Determinism: The Forces Unleashed on Thomas Hardy's Fictional World
2007-2013Studies of German Philology at the University of Vienna
2007-2012Teacher training in English and German
2006-2012Studies of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna
2006-2007Studies of Comparative Literature at the University of Vienna
1998-2006Grammar school, Stiftsgymnasium Melk

Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

Spitalgasse 2, Hof 8 (Campus)
1090 Wien
Room: 3G-O2-19

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sarah.fruehwirth@univie.ac.at