Mag. Dr. Sandra Mayer
Winter term 2020
128110 VO Cultural Studies - MA M01 - Celebrity & Memory: Victorian & Neo-Victorian Perspectives
Winter term 2019
124183 VK BEd 08b.3: VK Cultural Studies for Language Teachers - Biografication! Life Narratives across Media
Mayer, S. (2020). W. H. Auden in Austria: "Publicly Private" and Globally Local. In K. Kennedy, & H. Lee (Eds.), Lives of Houses (pp. 232-245). Princeton University Press.

Mayer, S. (2019). Benjamin Disraeli and Oscar Wilde. In W. R. Louis (Ed.), Serendipitous Adventures with Britannia: Personalities, Politics and Culture in Britain (pp. 89-101). I.B. Tauris.




Mayer, S., & Lajta-Novak, J. (2019). Special Issue Life Writing and Celebrity. (2 ed.) Taylor & Francis. Life Writing, No. 2, Vol.. 16

Mayer, S., & Luckhurst, M. (Eds.) (2019). Theatre and Persona: Celebrity and Transgression. (2 ed.) Persona Studies, No. 2, Vol.. 5


Mayer, S. (2018). Literary Celebrity, Politics and the Nobel Prize: The Nobel Lecture as an Authorial Self-Fashioning Platform. In J. Alexander, & K. Bronk (Eds.), (Extra)Ordinary? The Concept of authenticity in Celebrity and Fan Studies (pp. 54-74). Brill Rudopi.

Mayer, S. (2018). Oscar Wilde in Vienna: Pleasing and Teasing the Audience. Rodopi/Brill. Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft, Vol.. 198

Neilly, J., & Mayer, S. (2018). Special Issue The Author in the Popular Imagination: Views from the Nineteenth Century. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC. Forum for Modern Language Studies, No. 3, Vol.. 54





Mayer, S. (2017). Literary Cosmopolitanism and Agents of Mediation: Oscar Wilde and Fin-de-Siècle Viennese Artistic Networks. In B. Coste, C. Delyfer, & C. Reynier (Eds.), Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism: Continuities, Revisions, Speculations (pp. 67-79). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.

Mayer, S. (2017). Special Issue Art and Action: Authorship, Politics and Celebrity. (1 ed.) Taylor & Francis. Celebrity Studies




Art and Action: Authorship, Politics, Celebrity

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
7 Apr 2020

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Performances of the Celebrity Self: Benjamin Disraeli and Oscar Wilde

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
27 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


The Booker Prize and Celebrity Performance: Authorial Cross-Field Migrations between Literature and Politics

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
31 Jul 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Making Mischief: David Hare and the Celebrity Playwright's Political Persona

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
25 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Die Aktualität von W.H. Auden

Sandra Mayer (Speaker), Timo Frühwirth (Speaker), Helmut Neundlinger (Speaker)
15 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Lionism, Home Stories, Birthday Books: The Politics and Poetics of Victorian Celebrity Culture

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
10 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Trading Oscar Wilde in the Fin-de-Siècle Viennese Marketplace

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
12 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Panel Discussion: Oscar Wilde in Vienna: Pleasing and Teasing the Audience

Sandra Mayer (Speaker), Stefano Evangelista (Speaker), Mary Luckhurst (Speaker), Dominic Janes (Speaker)
8 Feb 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Roundtable: Patterns of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Celebrity

Sandra Mayer (Speaker), Charlotte Boyce (Speaker), Danielle Dove (Speaker), Patricia Pulham (Speaker)
30 Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


“She was not ambitious, though she enjoyed success”: Harriet Martineau and the Enabling and Disabling Potential of Celebrity Authorship

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
30 Aug 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Roundtable: Life-Writing: Theory and Practice

Sandra Mayer (Speaker), Elisabeth Bronfen (Speaker), Hermione Lee (Speaker), Svenja Goltermann (Speaker), Gesine Krüger (Speaker)
30 May 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Panel Discussion: Literary Celebrity and Political Persona

Sandra Mayer (Contributor), P David Marshall (Speaker), Kirsty Gunn (Speaker), Rachel Potter (Speaker)
14 May 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Roundtable: Transnational Lives and Cosmopolitan Biographies

Sandra Mayer (Contributor), Stefano Evangelista (Speaker), Claudia Olk (Speaker), Jürgen Schlaeger (Speaker), Laura Marcus (Speaker)
17 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"'My Secret Life': Victorian Erotic Memoir as Life-Writing Genre"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
28 Mar 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Roundtable Celebrity and Life-Writing: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives

Sandra Mayer (Contributor), Hermione Lee (Speaker), Philip Bullock (Speaker), Ruth Scobie (Speaker), Lindsay Shapero (Speaker)
16 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Seminar Celebrity and Life-Writing: Exploring Intersections

Sandra Mayer (Speaker), Julia Lajta-Novak (Speaker)
22 Aug 201626 Aug 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"'The Most Brilliant of Paradoxes': Benjamin Disraeli, Oscar Wilde and Cross-Field Performances of Celebrity"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
28 Jun 201630 Jun 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Autobiographisierungsstrategien im Nachlass Benjamin Disraelis

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
6 Nov 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"Approaching Celebrity across Periods and Disciplines"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
15 Oct 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Roundtable "Historical Re-evaluations of Celebrity in the 18th and 19th Centuries"

Sandra Mayer (Contributor), Ruth Scobie (Contributor), Tom Mole (Speaker), Simon Morgan (Speaker), Faramerz Dabhoiwala (Speaker), Jessica Goodman (Speaker)
19 Sep 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"A Romantic Legacy: Benjamin Disraeli and Early-Victorian Celebrity Culture"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
28 Aug 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"'Continental Reputation Equalling Posthumous Fame'? Disraeli's Literary and Political Celebrity in an International Context"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
2 Jul 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"The Prime Minister as Celebrity Novelist: 'Lothairmania' and Disraeli's 'Double Consciousness'"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
23 Feb 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"'A Strange Mingling': Disraeli as literary Celebrity and Celebrity Politician"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
21 Jan 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


"Following the Primrose Path: Intersections of Literary and Political Fame in Commemorations of Benjamin Disraeli"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
14 Nov 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"'What is He?' Victorian Images of Benjamin Disraeli as Literary Celebrity and Celebrity Politician"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
11 Jul 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"Literary Biography and Celebrity: Re-Evaluating Victorian Authors from the Perspective of Celebrity Studies"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
8 May 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


"The (Not So) Secret Fall of Oscar Wilde: Literary Celebrity and its Afterlives in Contemporary Biofiction and Popular Culture"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
11 Feb 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Disparate Images: The 'Work vs Life' Topos in Contemporary Biofictions of Victorian Authors

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


'En-Nobeled' Irishmen in Vienna: Nobel Prize Winners W. B. Yeats and Bernard Shaw in the Austrian Media

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


En-Nobeling Literary Celebrity: Authorial Self-Fashioning in the Nobel Lectures of Elfriede Jelinek and Harold Pinter

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Literary Cosmopolitans and Agents of Mediation: Oscar Wilde and Fin-de-Siècle Viennese Artistic Networks

Sandra Mayer (Invited speaker)
2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


The Importance of Being a Literary Commodity: Trading Oscar Wilde in the Theatrical Marketplace

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
15 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



The Importance of Commemorating a Literary Celebrity: Oscar Wilde and Literary Memorial Culture

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
19 Oct 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Wild(e) Imaginings: Reinventing Oscar Wilde in Contemporary Theatre and Popular Culture

Sandra Mayer (Invited speaker)
6 Jun 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



(Re)Politicised and Over(Sexualised) - Wild(e) Treatments on Twenty-First-Century Viennese Stages

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
29 Apr 2011

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


"London Dandy Meets Viennese Bonvivant: The Cultural 'Other' in Oscar Wilde's Society Comedies on Viennese Stages"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
26 Jul 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


"An Artefact of Commodified Culture: Trading Oscar Wilde in the Viennese Literary Marketplace"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
7 May 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


"An Irishman in Vienna: The Viennese Theatrical Reception of Oscar Wilde in the Twentieth Century"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
4 Feb 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



"A 'First-Rate Theatrical Fashion Item': Trading Wilde in the Fin-de-Siècle Viennese Literary Marketplace"

Sandra Mayer (Speaker)
27 Jul 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Department of English and American Studies

Spitalgasse 2, Hof 8 (Campus)
1090 Wien
Room: 3F-O1-11

sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at