Marquardt, Johanna


Johanna Marquardt is researcher and lecturer in the English Literature and Culture Section at the Department of English and Linguistics at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. She taught at Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover from 2011 to 2015 and organised the annual conferences of the German Association for the Study of English and the German Society for the Study of British Cultures, both in 2014. Her PhD research focuses on Flann’s Fantastic Failures: Eccentricity in the Dublin of the Mid-Twentieth Century.

Research Interests

• Brian O’Nolan/Flann O’Brien/Myles na gCopaleen
• The literary and journalistic field in Dublin at the mid-20th century
• Modernist and postmodernist literature and culture
• Eccentricity
• National identity and nationalism