Katharina Herold is a final-year doctoral student at Oxford University, working on the crucial role the East played in English and German Decadence 1880-1920.
- BA (Hons) Theatre Directing (Munich)
- BA (Hons) English and Comparative Literature (Goldsmiths)
- MSt English Literature 1830-1914 (Oxford)
- EN51006A Introduction to Comparative Literature
- EN52247A Studies in Comparative Literature
My research interests focus on the European Fin de siecle, Aestheticism and Decadence, Drama and Performance Theory, Orientalism and Translation Studies.
"Against Civilisation": Symons, the Gypsy Lore and politicised Aestheticism
Herold, Katharina. 2018. "Against Civilisation": Symons, the Gypsy Lore and politicised Aestheticism. In: Elisa Bizzotto and Stefano Evangelista, eds. Arthur Symons: Poet, Critic, Vagabond. Cambridge: Legenda.
Dancing the Image – Sensoriality and kinaesthetics in the poetry of Stéphane Mallarmé and Arthur Symons
Herold, Katharina. 2017. Dancing the Image – Sensoriality and kinaesthetics in the poetry of Stéphane Mallarmé and Arthur Symons. In: Jane H. Desmarais and Alice Condé, eds. Decadence and the Senses. Cambridge: Legenda. ISBN 978-1-781884-82-9