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Prof. Dr. Florian Kläger

Kläger_Florian Prof. Dr. Florian Kläger

English Literature

Academic Degrees

2014Habilitation: English Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Münster
2005Doctorate: English Studies, Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf
2002Magister degree in English Studies, Medieval History, Modern History, Recent History, Ancient History, Johannes Guttenberg University of Mainz

Professional Background

Since 2016Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Bayreuth
2015 – 2016

Acting Chair of British Studies,University of Münster

2014 – 2015

Acting Chair of British Cultural Studies,Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg

2008 – 2014Research Fellow, English Department, University of Münster
2007 – 2008

Lecturer and Translator, 4-Real Intermedia, Offenbach

2005 – 2007

Graduate assistant, lecturer, English Studies, Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf

2002 – 2005Scholarship recipient in the DFG research training group "Europäische Geschichtsdarstellungen", Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf


  • Editor Symbolism. An International Annual for Critical Aesthetics
  • Scientific Advisory Board Coils of the Serpent: Journal for the Study of Contemporary Power

English Literature

  • literary theory
  • genre theory (especially relating to novels written in English)
  • British literature and culture of the early modern period
  • the literature of the diaspora
  • literature and science (especially literary astroculture)

English Literature

Selected publications


Kläger, Florian
‘A Country We Once Called Our Home’ : Negotiations of Home in Contemporary Irish Drama
Constructions of home : interdisciplinary studies in architecture, law, and literature
New York : AMS Press, 2010. - page 143-156 . - (AMS Studies in Cultural History; 9)


English Literature

Prof. Dr. Florian Kläger

University of Bayreuth

95447 Bayreuth

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Phone: 0921 / 55-3525
E-mail: klaeger@uni-bayreuth.de
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