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Biography

Jesper Gulddal has a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Copenhagen (2005). He completed his postdoctoral work in Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge (2005-2010), and took up his present job as senior lecturer in English at the University of Newcastle in 2010. Main research interests: anti-Americanism in European literature, borders and passports in literature, new developments in literary theory and criticism.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Copenhagen - Denmark, 01/02/2005
  • Cand Mag (MA) in Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen - Denmark, 16/11/2000
  • Diploma in Higher Education (Learning & Teaching), University of Copenhagen - Denmark, 31/12/2010

Research

Research keywords

  • 19th-century literature
  • 20th-century literature
  • Anti-Americanism in European literature
  • Movement control and passports in literature

Research expertise

  • 19th century literature - the novel
  • Literary Theory and Literary Criticism after "Theory"
  • Anti-Americanism in British and European Literature
  • Movement Control and Borders in literature

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • Scandinavian

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
209999Language, Communication And Culture Not Elsewhere Classified50
200599Literary Studies Not Elsewhere Classified50

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • 19th-century literature
  • 20th-century literature
  • Comparative literature
  • Detective fiction
  • History of the novel
  • Literary theory and criticism
  • World Literature
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Publications

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Book (6 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Sorensen JG, Anti-Americanism in European Literature, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 252 (2011) [A1]
2008Sorensen JG, Literary Passport Regimes. Movement Control and Identification in European Literature 1725-1875, Museum Tusculanum/The University of Copenhagen Press, Copenhagen, Denmark, 411 (2008) [A1]
2003Gulddal J, Friedrich Schlegel og hermeneutikken. Fragmenter af en teori om forståelsen [Friedrich Schlegel's Hermeneutics. Fragments of a Theory of Understanding], Museum Tusculanum - University of Copenhagen Press, Copenhagen, 116p (2003)
2000Schlegel F, Athenäum fragmenter og andre skrifter [Athenaeum Fragments and Other Writings], Gyldendal, Copenhagen, 275 (2000)
2000Schlegel F, Athenäum fragmenter og andre skrifter [Athenaeum Fragments and Other Writings], Gyldendal, Copenhagen, 275 (2000)
1999Gulddal J, Møller M, Ricoeur P, et al, Hermeneutik. En antologi on forståelsen [Hermeneutics. An Anthology on Understanding"], Gyldendal, Copenhagen, 293p (1999)
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Chapter (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Gulddal J, 'Slanderous Stories. Anti-Americanism in Contemporary European Literature', Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative Literature. Toward an Age of Tolerance., Chung-Ang University Press, Seoul 145-155 (2013) [B1]
2012Sorensen JG, 'Fortolkning', Litteratur. Introduktion til teori og analyse, Aarhus Universitetsforlag, Aarhus 23-33 (2012) [B1]
2005Gulddal J, 'Mistænkelige fremmede. Mobilitet og identitet hos Henry Fielding', Europas andre, Tiderne Skifter, Copenhagen 89-100 (2005)

Journal article (11 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Gulddal J, 'Paper Trails. The Austrian Passport System in Stendhal¿s La Chartreuse de Parme', Arcadia, 49 58-73 (2014)
2013Sorensen JG, Sneddon HL, 'War stories: Narrative sense-making in German Eastern front soldier memoirs', Sic! A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation, 2 1-8 (2013) [C1]
2013Gulddal J, 'PASSPORT PLOTS: B. TRAVEN'S DAS TOTENSCHIFF AND THE CHRONOTOPE OF MOVEMENT CONTROL', German Life and Letters, 66 292-307 (2013) [C1]
2013Sorensen JG, 'Narratives of Resentment: Notes towards a Literary History of European Anti-Americanism', New Literary History: a journal of theory and interpretation, 44 493-513 (2013)
2012Sorensen JG, 'Contrasting visions: Perceptions of America in Henrik Ibsen's Pillars of Society', Nineteenth-Century Contexts, 34 289-304 (2012) [C1]
2009Gulddal J, 'That most hateful land Romanticism and the birth of modern anti-Americanism', JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN STUDIES, 39 419-454 (2009) [C1]
2007Sorensen JG, 'A Superpower goes crazy. Anti-Americanism in Contemporary European Literature', Kritik, 184 2-21 (2007) [C1]
2007Sorensen JG, 'The One Great Hyperpower in the Sky. Anti-Americanism in Contemporary European Literature', Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 20 677-692 (2007) [C1]
2006Sorensen JG, 'Land of Destruction. Aspects of Literary Anti--Americanism in the Interwar Years', Passage, 55 17-36 (2006) [C1]
2004Gulddal J, 'Beskyttelse, bevægelseskontrol, identifikation. Træk af pasvæsenets historie', Politik, 7 13-22 (2004)
2003Gulddal J, 'Das 'bessere' und das 'gerade so gute' Verstehen. Friedrich Schlegels hermeneutischer Dobbelblick"', Text & Kontext, 25 33-64 (2003)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants6
Total funding$11,500

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2013 (2 grants)

XXth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Sorbonne, Paris, 18- 24 July 2013$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Jesper Gulddal Sorensen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020132013
GNo:G1300346

Liberty and Limits 1789-1920, Sydney Australia, 5-6 December 2013$500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Jesper Gulddal Sorensen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$50020132013
GNo:G1301336

2012 (1 grants)

Migration, memory and Place, University of Copenhagen, 5 - 7 December 2012$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Jesper Gulddal Sorensen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020122012
GNo:G1200794

2011 (2 grants)

Movement Control in Twentieth Century Fiction$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Jesper Gulddal Sorensen
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020112011
GNo:G1001045

The Politics of Anti-Americanism Princeton Univeristy, May 13 2011$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Jesper Gulddal Sorensen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020112011
GNo:G1100295

2010 (1 grants)

XIXth Congress of the Int'l Comp. Lit. Association, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea, 15 - 21 August 2010$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Doctor Jesper Gulddal Sorensen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020102010
GNo:G1000750
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions6
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL2.05

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018M Philosophy (English)Co-SupervisorDeception - Do Fiction Novels with a Historical Content Lead to Reader Deception of the Facts? Is it Essential to Tell Lies or Represent a Perspective and Interpretation of Historical Events to Create Character, Plot and Narrative?
20132017PhD (English)Principal SupervisorModernism and the Russian Fantastic: A Comparative Analysis
20112014M Philosophy (Modern Language)Co-SupervisorGeorges Simenon and the Terrain Vague: Indirect Representations of War
20112015PhD (English)Co-SupervisorEcocriticism and the Poetics of Place
20112019PhD (English)Co-SupervisorIllness in Memoir
20112013PhD (English)Principal SupervisorThe Experimental Australian Short Story

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013PhD (English)Co-SupervisorWhat Came Between - Short Story Cycle and Critical Exegesis
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Dr Jesper (Jesper Gulddal) Sorensen

Work Phone(02) 4921 5166
Email
PositionSenior Lecturer
English
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaEnglish
Office
MC 135,
McMullin Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/jesper-gulddal