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Elisabeth Bronfen

is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Zurich and, since 2007, Global Distinguished Professor at New York University. A specialist in the 19th and 20th century literature she has also written books and articles in the area of gender studies, psychoanalysis, film, cultural theory and visual culture. Current research projects include a book on Shakespeare and contemporary culture and another study on women war correspondents.

Other texts by Elisabeth Bronfen for DIAPHANES
  • English
  • 2016
  • 2013
    Night Passages: Philosophy, Literature, and Film, New York, Columbia University Press
  • 2012
    Specters of War: Hollywood's Engagement with Military Conflict, New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press
  • 2012
    Women: Pablo Picasso, Max Beckmann, Willem de Kooning, Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz
  • 2004
    Home in Hollywood: The Imaginary Geography of Cinema, New York, Columbia University Press
  • 1998
    The Knotted Subject, Princeton, Princeton University Press
  • German
  • 2013
    Hollywoods Kriege. Geschichte einer Heimsuchung, Frankfurt, S. Fischer
  • 2009
    Crossmappings: Essays zur visuellen Kultur, Zürich, Scheidegger und Spiess
  • 2009
    Stanley Cavell. Zur Einführung, Hamburg, Junius Verlag
  • 2008
    Tiefer als der Tag gedacht. Eine Kulturgeschichte der Nacht, München, Carl Hanser Verlag
  • 2004
    Liebestod und Femme Fatale. Der Austausch sozialer Energien zwischen Oper, Literatur und Film, Frankfurt/M., Suhrkamp
  • culture industry
  • pop culture
  • morals
  • sex ratio
  • everyday life
  • gender
  • 1960s
  • cultural imaginary
  • society
  • collective memory
  • serial
  • happiness
  • advertising
  • USA
  • television