Dr. phil. Dieter Fuchs, M.A.

Ass.-Prof. Anglophone Literatures and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna
Vienna Centre for Irish Studies


Dieter Fuchs is Assistant Professor with tenure track for Literatures in English and Cultural Studies at the Department of English and American Studies of the University of Vienna. He is also Director of the Vienna Centre for Irish Studies founded by Werner Huber. He received his doctorate from LMU Munich, his PhD thesis on James Joyce and Menippean Satire was supervised by Hans Walter Gabler. He has recently finalized the manuscript of his second book on Elizabethan Revenge Drama and the Rise of Reformation Discourse.

Fuchs has taught widely in the fields of 16th ct. - Contemporary Literature and Culture. His main research areas include: Shakespeare & Early Modern Studies; James Joyce & High Modernism; Irish Studies (Tudor Conquest - Contemporary); Literary & Cultural Theory / Cultural Studies.

Methodologically speaking, Fuchs focuses on: Rewritings of the Ancients (Cultural Archaeology, Intertextuality, Myths and Archetypes); Discursive & Semiotic Approaches to Cultural Representation; Intermediality (Literature, Music, Film & Visual Arts); Transatlantic &/or Austria-Related Cultural Transfer & Circulation.



2012 Dublin Symposium on Swift:
the Deanery of St. Patrick's

2012 Eranos Research Seminar: Villa Corliano (San Giuliano Terme / Pisa)

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University of Vienna
Department of English and American Studies
Universitätscampus AAKH, Hof 8
Spitalgasse 2-4
A-1090 Wien

Vienna University Staff Site
Email: dieter.fuchs@univie.ac.at

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Dr. phil. Dieter Fuchs M.A.   •  Institut für Anglistik & Amerikanistik  •  Universität Wien   

Campus AAKH  •  Spitalgasse 2-4  •  A-1090 Wien