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Dr. Birgit Capelle

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Institutional mailing address

Institut für Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Keltologie 
Nordamerikastudienprogramm
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Regina-Pacis-Weg 5

 

 

Office phone & email

Phone: 0228-73-1879
Fax: 0228-73-7948
bcapelle[at]uni-bonn.de


Office hours

Mondays, 1-2 pm
Room 3.023, Genscherallee 3

 

Current research projects

“Spiritual Crises in Autobiographical Texts: A Study of Global Parallels and Convergences in 17th through 20th Century Life Writings from America, Europe, and Asia” (working title)

 

Publications

Monograph:

TIME in American and East Asian Thinking: A Comparative Study of Temporality in American Transcendentalism, Pragmatism, and (Zen) Buddhist Thought. American Studies - A Monograph Series 193. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2011.

Articles:

A Transcultural Consideration of ‘Place’: Thoreau’s Walden Pond and Kitarō Nishida’s ‘basho’.” American Lives. Ed. Alfred Hornung. American Studies – A Monograph Series 234. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2013. 467-478.

“Asian Aspects of Temporal Experience in Transcendentalist Life Writing.” Ecology and Life Writing. Eds. Alfred Hornung and Zhao Baisheng. American Studies – A Monograph Series203. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012. 99-108.

 

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