The World from Afar: Heinrich Böll’s Early Infatuation with Windowsills

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2018-11-22

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Betreten, Durchschreiten, Verlassen, Auf- und Absteigen, An- und Durchblicken: Architekturelemente wie das Fenster, der Korridor oder die Treppe stehen paradigmatisch für die Aktivierung des Raums in der Bewegung von Blicken und Körpern.

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Caio Yurgel

Assistant Professor of Humanities at Duke Kunshan University

Caio Yurgel has a background in Literature, Arts, Philosophy, and Creative Writing. His teaching and research are primarily concerned with literatures written in Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish, with a focus on comparative and interdisciplinary approaches. 

He is the author of Landscape’s Revenge: The Ecology of Failure in Robert Walser and Bernardo Carvalho (DeGruyter, 2018), and the collection of essays A Estética do Espetáculo: Cinco Teses em Walter Benjamin (NEA, 2013), winner of the prestigious Mario Pedrosa Award for Essays on Contemporary Art and Culture, awarded by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. He is also the author of two award-winning novels, Samba Sem Mim (Saraiva, 2014) and As Noites de Hong Kong São Feitas de Neon (Gato Bravo, 2019).  

Dr. Yurgel has a PhD in Comparative Literature from the Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, where he also served as a joint-postdoctoral researcher in partnership with the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2017). Before joining DKU, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Peking University. 


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