List of Contributors

MICHAEL BUTTER is Professor of American Literary and Cultural History at the University of Tübingen.

JOERG O. FICHTE is Emeritus Professor of Medieval English at the University of Tübingen.

MONIKA FLUDERNIK is Professor of English Literature at the University of Freiburg.

ASTRID FRANKE is Professor of American Studies at the University of Tübingen.

NORBERT P. FRANZ is Emeritus Professor of Slavic Studies at the University of Potsdam.

INGRID HOTZ-DAVIES is Professor of English Literature and Gender Studies at the University of Tübingen.

ISABELL KLAIBER is Associate Professor of American Culture and Literature at the University of Tübingen.

JOACHIM KNAPE is Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Tübingen.

GÜNTER LEYPOLDT is Professor of American Literature and Culture at Heidelberg University.

KURT MÜLLER is Emeritus Professor of American Literature at the University of Jena.

CHRISTOPH REINFANDT is Professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Tübingen.

OLIVER SCHEIDING is Professor of North American Literature and Early American Studies at the University of Mainz.

JAN STIEVERMANN is Professor of the History of Christianity in the U.S. at Heidelberg University.

GERHARD STILZ is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Tübingen.

HORST TONN is Professor of American Studies at the University of Tübingen.