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Hans Gabriel, German, Humanities and Literature (1999)

Hans Gabriel received his B.A. in German and Spanish with distinction from UNC Chapel Hill, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in German Language and Literature from the University of Virginia. Additional study at the Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Universidad de Sevilla, Universität Tübingen, and Freie Universität Berlin, and in numerous seminars in Austria and Germany, including theNEH Summer Seminar in Vienna (2001). Other teaching appointments while at the UNCSA at Wake Forest University and the Middlebury College Deutsche Sommerschule.

Publications and presentations on Grillparzer, Musil, Hofmannsthal, Mörike, Freytag, Stifter, Keller, Berthold Auerbach, German-language Realism, narrative structure and the German-language Novelle.  Scholarly interests within the 19th and 20th centuries include Austrian literature and culture, narrative theory, music and film in and in relation to literature, intellectual history.

Courses taught include language and culture courses in German from the first- to third-year college level and a variety of humanities and literature courses in English translation on 19th  and 20th century German-language literature and culture (Romanticism, Realism, Viennese Fin-de-Siecle, German Expressionism in Literature and Film, Nietzsche and German-language Drama, 20th-century German-language Drama, The Artist in Society, Madness and the Novelle).