of Cologne. Her dissertation project is centered on literature around
1800 and the theoryofliterature, especially systems theory.
Charlotte Jaekel (Dr. phil.), born in 1980, teaches Modern German Literature
at the University of Dortmund. Her research focuses on the literature of the
eighteenth and nineteenth century and the materiality of literature.
Pál Kelemen (Dr. phil.), born in 1977, teaches Comparative Literature at ELTE
Budapest. His research includes material cultures of nineteenth century litera-
ture, the history and theory of philology, and the
On the Contributors
Davor Beganović, assistant professor of South Slavic Literatures at the
University of Vienna. His main research interests are contemporary
literature, theory of memory in relation to cultural studies and theoryofliterature. Most recent publications: Protiv kanona (Against canon, 2011),
Poetika melankolije (Poetics of melancholy, 2009).
Tihomir Brajović, associate professor at the Faculty of Philology at the
University of Belgrade. His main research interests are the history of
contemporary Serbian and Croation literature, poetic
Davor Beganović, PhD, is lecturer at the Slavic Department, University of Tübin-
gen, adjunct lecturer at the Slavic Department, University of Zurich, and at the
Slavic Department, University of Konstanz. His research interests cover the theoryofliterature, especially narratology, studies in cultural memory, and contemporary
South-Slavic literatures. Recent publications: Pamćenje traume. Apokaliptička proza
DanilaKiša (Sarajevo, Zagreb 2007); Poetikamelankolije.Na tragovima suvremene bosan-
sko-hercegovačke književnosti (Sarajevo 2009); Protiv kanona