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Dr. Claus Daufenbach

Senior lecturer ('Akademischer Rat')

Institutional mailing address

Institut für Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Keltologie
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Regina-Pacis-Weg 5
53113 Bonn

Office phone & email

Phone: 0228-73-7434

Office hours

Wednesday 13:00, and by appointment
Regina-Pacis-Weg 5, Room 2.020

During the term break: 01.08., 08.08., 14.08., 05.09., 10.10., 13:00, and by appointment.

Research interests

Faulkner and the Culture of the South; Representations of Nature & Landscape in American Art and Literature of the 18th and 19th Centuries; Transatlantic Cultural Exchanges


  • 1987 Dr. phil. University of Bonn

  • 1983 M.A. University of Bonn

Professional experience

  • 1992-present Senior Lecturer University of Bonn

  • 1986-1992 Lecturer University of Bonn

  • 1984-1985 German Lector University of Virginia

  • 1981-1982 German Lector University of Oxford


  • 1990: Ästhetizismus und Moderne: Studien zu William Faulkners früher Prosa. Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag.

  • 2005: "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tourist: William Faulkner in Europe, 1925." The Cultural Shuttle: The United States in/of Europe. Ed. V. Béghain and M. Chénetier. Amsterdam: VU University Press. 211-219.

  •  "’Like a Cubistic Bug’: Space, Silhouette and Collage in Faulkner’s Early Prose.“ In preparation.

+ publications on American and English Literature from Defoe to the 20th Century