Katherine Goodman works in the areas of eighteenth and nineteenth- century German literature and specializes in women's literature. She has published books on women's autobiography in Germany and on women writers in early eighteenth-century Leipzig (Amazons and Apprentices). She has published work on authors such as Rahel Varnhagen, Bettina von Arnim, Christiane Mariane von Ziegler, Johanna Schopenhauer. Several recent articles are aimed at rehabilitating Luise Gottsched. She has been the recipient of an Alexander-von-Humboldt Stipendium.

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Katherine Goodman has studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Texas-Austin and the University of Freiburg im Breisgau. She has published continuously in the field of women's literature in Germany, primarily that of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Currently she focuses on the life and work of Luise Gottsched and the life of Charlotte Sophie Countess Bentinck.

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KATHERINE R. GOODMAN, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Professor Emeritus
German Studies
Phone: +1 401 863 2650
Phone 2: +1 401 863 2596
E-mail: Katherine_Goodman@Brown.EDU

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