Professor David Groiser

Stipendiary Lecturer in German

Teaching activities

German language and literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century; German-Jewish culture since the Enlightenment; Kleist; Nietzsche; Rilke; Kafka; Thomas Mann; Modernism.

Relevant Links

Brasenose College Profile

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

Research interests

David Groiser's research interests are in the field of German writing since the Enlightenment, with particular focus on modern German thought, German-Jewish culture, and critical theory.

Publications

Martin Buber, Mythos und Mystik. Frühe religionswissenschaftliche Schriften (Gütersloh, 2013)

Martin Buber, Ekstatische Konfessionen (Gütersloh, 2012)

'Repetition and Renewal: Kierkegaard, Rosenzweig and the German-Jewish Renaissance', in Die Gegenwärtigkeit des deutsch-jüdischen Denkens , hrsg. von Julia Matveev und Ashraf Noor (Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2011), S. 265-301

'"Aber wie soll ich denn aus dem Jiddischen übersetzen?": Gershom Scholem and the Problem of Translating Yiddish', Naharaim, 1/2 (2007), 260-97

'Translating Yiddish – Martin Buber and David Pinski', in: The Yiddish Prescence in European Literature: Inspiration and Interaction. Selected Papers arising from the Fourth and Fifth Mendel Friedman Conferences in Yiddish, ed. by Joseph Sherman and Ritchie Robertson (Oxford: Legenda, 2005), pp. 45-71

'Jewish Law and Tradition in the Early Work of Erich Fromm', in: The Early Frankfurt School and Religion, ed. Margarete Kohlenbach and Raymond Geuss (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), 128-44 (notes pp. 209-12)