Dr. Katharina Herget

Dissertation project

Reading at Scale. Paul Heyses „Novellenschätze“ als Literaturgeschichten, Anthologien und digitale Korpora

( engl. “Reading at Scale. Paul Heyse's ”Novellenschätze“ as Literary Histories, Anthologies, and Digital Corpora”)

First assessor: Prof. Dr. Thomas Weitin

Second assessor: Prof. Dr. Evelyn Gius

(submitted in March 2023, defended in May 2023, currently in preparation for publication)

Research interests

  • Literature of the 19th century with a focus on novella
  • Literary practices and reception, e.g. in fan fiction
  • Seriality and series composition
  • Literary history and literary historiography,
  • Corpora and corpus analysis
  • Methods of digital literary studies and method criticism
    (especially topic modeling, network analysis & metadata analysis)