Paula Hanssen, PhD

Paula
Associate Professor & Coordinator of German
Webster Hall 343
hanssen@webster.edu
(314) 968-7054

 

 

Education

Ph.D, University of Illinois, 1993
MA, Texas Technical University, 1986
BA, Texas Tech University, 1983

Selected Presentations and Publications

Book:

Elisabeth Hauptmann : Brecht's Silent Collaborator, New York University Ottendorfer Series, Neue Folge Band 46. Ed. Volkmar Sander. Bern : Peter Lang, 1995.

Articles in German :

"Elisabeth Hauptmann : Schriftstellerin , Dramaturgin , Muse"in "Was fur eine Frau !" Portraits aus Ostwestfalen­ Lippe. Ed. A.Brtinink , H. Grubitzsch. Bielefeld : Westfalen 1992, 245-56.

"Elisabeth Hauptmann" in "Bertihmte Frauen Kalender 1997." Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp, 1997.

"Elisabeth Hauptmann" in "300 Portraits beruehmter Frauen," Surhkamp, 2000.

Articles in English :

"The Indispensable 'Mitarbeiterin "' in Theater : Yale School of Drama 25, No. 2, 1994, 30-32.

"Elisabeth Hauptmann and Brecht's Chinese Poems" in The Brecht Yearbook 19(1994): 187-210.

"Prostitutes in Brecht's Dramas" in Prostitution in Modern German Literature. Camden House, 2000.

"Women in Exile: E. Hauptmann and M. Steffin in exile with Brecht'' in a forthcoming anthology (2006).

Reviews in various journals of:

Astrid Horst, "Prima inter pares" in the "German Quarterly" 66, 3 (Summer 1993), 396-98.

"Vol. 1, Journale" in "Bertolt Brecht: GroBe, kommentierte Berliner und Frankfurter Ausgabe, Vol. 26" in "GDR Bulletin"(Sp. 1996), 18ff.

Jan Knopf , "Gelegentlich: Poesie" in "Brecht Yearbook 22" (1997), 488f. Lyon, James. "Brecht Unbound " in "Monatshefte 89," (Winter 1997), 580.

Annedore Leber et al., "The Conscience in Revolt: Portraits of Resistance," in the "Journal of Women in Ger­ man" (1998).

Weeden, Chris. ''Postwar Women's Writing in German"in "The German Studies Review Vol. 21, No. 3," Oct. 1998 (661).