David Midgley

Reader in German Literature and Culture, St. John’s College, Cambridge

David Midgley has written extensively on German literature and thought of the period since the unification of 1871, with a particular focus on literary modernism (Wedekind, Horváth, Brecht, Döblin, and Musil). He has contributed especially to the interpretation of the writings of Arnold Zweig, and his most recent book is a comprehensive study of the literature of the Weimar Republic entitled Writing Weimar (OUP, 2000). He is currently working on cultural change in twentieth-century Germany with a particular focus on the relation between scientific thought andliterature, and leads the research group ‘Cultural History and Literary Imagination’.

–> University of Cambridge staff page


%d bloggers like this: