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Nicolas Pethes

Nicolas Pethes is Professor of German Literature at the University of Cologne, Germany. He wrote a doctoral thesis on Walter Benjamin's theory of memory (1999) and co-edited the interdisciplinary lexicon Gedachtnis und Erinnerung (2001), which brought together all relevant disciplines from the natural sciences and the humanities. He has also published four monographs in German, including Zoeglinge der Natur [Students of Nature. Human Experiments in Eighteenth Century Literature] (2007) and...See more