Regine Rosenthal is a literary scholar in American and Jewish Studies who received her BA from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and her MA and PhD from Munich University, Germany. For many years, she taught American and Comparative Literature at the Universities of Munich and Augsburg, Germany. She was a fellow at the Salzburg Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, in 1985; held research appointments at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, and Dartmouth College; and participated in the School of Criticism and Theory at Dartmouth College in 1996. She has published widely in the field of American, Jewish American, Comparative, and Holocaust literature and in her more recent teaching turned to the literary, historical, philosophical, and theoretical aspects of Jewish, Ethnic and Cultural Studies. Her ongoing research project explores the figure of the Wandering Jew in literature by Jewish writers, among them Anzia Yezierska, Mary Antin, Abraham Cahan, Franz Kafka, Stefan Heym, Aharon Appelfeld, Ludwig Lewisohn, Geoffrey Hartman, and Yvan Goll.
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