Karin Sanders
 
Professor of Scandinavian
Cand. Mag. University of Copenhagen
ksanders@berkeley.edu
 

Teaching and research interests: 19th century Scandinavian literature, visual arts, and theater; Danish literature (particularly Hans Christian Andersen, Søren Kierkegaard, Isak Dinesen); word and image (particularly theories on ekphrasis and interart representations of death); literary theory; feminist theory.

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Selected publications

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Bodies in the Bog and the Archaeological Imagination. Chicago University Press, 2009. 344 pages.

Konturer: skulptur-og dødsbilleder fra Guldalderlitteraturen. [Contours: Images of Sculpture and Death from the Golden Age Literature.] Museum Tusculanum Press. Copenhagen University Press, 1997. 269 pages.

Edited Books:

På Tværs [Crossings] co-edited with Marianne Barlyng and Klaus P. Mortensen,. Spring Press, Copenhagen. 2000. 318 pages.

Selected Articles:

"Bodies in Process: Bog Bodies in Contemporary Art and Poetry." Edda 04. Oslo, 2004. Pp. 276-285.

"Fra 'Sölen' og 'Pölen'. Et moseligs fortælling i material- og litteraturhistorien." [From 'muck' and 'soil': The story of a bog body in the history of materiality and literature.] in Kanpen om litteraturhistorien. Eds. Marianne Alenius, Thomas Bredsdorff, Gert Emborg. Dansklærerforeningens Forlag, 2004. Pp. 199-216.

"The Archaeological Object in Word and Image." Edda 03. Oslo, 2002. Pp. 258-271.

"Museumsdigte. Politik og digte omkring The Elgin Marbles" [Museum-poems. Politics and Poems around The Elgin Marbles] På Tværs. Spring Press, Copenhagen. 2000. Pp. 98-110.

"Fanget mellem ord og billede. Betragtninger over ekfraseteorier og køn" [Caught Between Word and Image. Theories on Ekphrasis and Gender] Kultur & Klasse 88. Copenhagen, 1999. Pp. 169-183.

"At være en anden og dog sig selv. Om Johanne Luise Heibergs Et Liv gjenoplevet i Erindringen" [To Be Another, and Yet Your Own. On Johanne Luise Heiberg's A Life Relived in Memory.] Læsninger i dansk litteratur. Ed. Povl Schmidt. Odense University Press. 1998. Pp. 169-83.

"Blodets uro. Om Karin Michaelis' Den Farlige Alder". [Tumultuous Blood. On Karin Michaelis' The Dangerous Age] Læsninger i dansk litteratur. Ed. Inger-Lise Hjort-Vetlesen. Odense University Press, 1997. 114-130.

"Kroppens smerte. Æstetiske diskurser omkring Laocoon og Den Sårede Filoktet". [The Pain of the Body. Aesthetic Discourses on Laocoon and The Wounded Philoctetes]. Den optiske fordring. Ed. Erik Østerud. Oslo, 1997. 102-118.

"Signatures: Spelling the Father's and Erasing the Mother's in C. L. Almqvist's Ramido Marinesco and H.C.Andersen's O.T." Scandinavian Studies. Spring, 1993. vol 65, nr.2.

"Staging the Invisible. From the Scene of Theater to the Scene of Writing." Scandinavica. May, 1993. Vol 32, no.1.

"Nemesis of Mimesis. The Problem of Representation in H.C. Andersen's 'Psychen'." Scandinavian Studies. 64 no.1. Winter 1992.

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