Christine Lehleiter, “Shape Shifters: Transformation & Natural Form in Goethe’s Narrative Prose” (2/28)

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Christine Lehleiter, Associate Professor of German at the University of Toronto, focuses on 18th– and 19th-century German literary and scientific cultures, and her books include Romanticism, Origins, and the History of Heredity. Bucknell University Press, 2014 and Fact and Fiction: Literary and Scientific Cultures in Germany and Britain (ed.). University of Toronto Press, 2016. Other publications inlcude articles and edited volumes on “German Studies and the Neurohumanities,” “The Reality of Battle: Realism in the Context of Goethe’s War Experience,” “Incest and Inbreeding as Ways of Reproduction around 1800,” “On Genealogy: Biology, Religion, and Aesthetics,” and authors from Sophie von La Roche to E.T.A. Hoffmann.