Heather I. Sullivan
Associate Professor of German,
Chair of Interdisciplinary Minor in Comparative Literature
Department of Modern Languages and
Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of Washington, Seattle Washington
Areas of Interest:
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century German Literature
Romanticism: Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Geology and Literature
“Seeing the Light: Goethe’s Märchen as Science — Newton’s Science as “Fairy Tale.” Forthcoming in Goethe Yearbook 14 (2006).
“Organic and Inorganic Bodies in the Age of Goethe: An Ecocritical Reading of Ludwig Tieck’s Rune Mountain and the Earth Sciences.” Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment 10:2 (2003): 21-46.
“The Ruins and Beyond: Geological and Literary Perspectives in the Age of Goethe.” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 30 (2001): 1-30.
“Collecting the Rocks of Time: Goethe, the Romantics and Early Geology.” European Romantic Review 10: 3 (1999): 341-370.
“The postponed Narratives of Desire in Ludwig Tieck's Novel: Franz Sternbalds Wanderungen.“ In: Comparative Romanticisms: Power, Gender, Subjectivity. Eds. Larry H. Peer and Diane L. Hoeveler. Columbia, S.C.: Camden House, 1998.
The Intercontextuality of Self and Nature in Ludwig Tieck's Early Works. New York: Peter Lang, 1997.