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    M.A. in English, medieval and modern history



    • “Promoting the Exotic? The Ideological Mechanisms of Literary Prizes.” Ideology in
      Postcolonial Texts and Contexts. Eds Katja Sarkowsky and Mark Stein. Amsterdam 2020.

    • Book Value Categories and the Acceptance of Technological Changes in English Book Production, Frankfurt 2020. open access:

    • “The Women’s Prize for Fiction and Book Studies.” Satura, 1 (2018), 97-102. open access:

    • “Zum Tag des Buches: Mein Lieblingsbuch.” Kulturbüro der WWU Münster, Facebook-post (2018):

    • “The Appearance of Writing and its (Disappearing?) Authority,” TXT Magazine, Leiden, 2016 [open access:

    • “Book Value Categories in Television Comedy Shows.” Material Moments in Book Cultures: Essays in Honour of Gabriele Müller-Oberhäuser. Eds Simon Rosenberg and Sandra Simon (Frankfurt, 2014), 95-111.

    • Material Moments in Book Cultures: Essays in Honour of Gabriele Müller-Oberhäuser. Eds Simon Rosenberg and Sandra Simon, Frankfurt, 2014.

    • “Van aflevering naar scherm. De presentatie van informatie in de Oxford English Dictionary in de negentiende en eenentwintigste eeuw.” (“From Fascicles to Screen: Presenting Knowledge in the Oxford English Dictionary in the Nineteenth and Twenty-first Centuries.”) Jaarboek voor Nederlandse Boekgeschiedenis, 19 (2012), 163-175. (Aus dem Englischen ins Niederländische von Erik Geleijns)

    • “Damals wie heute.” The European, 12 October 2011

    Blog Posts


    Independent Scholars Community

    Rosenberg’s Book Club about Book Prizes


    Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP)

    Internationale Buchwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (IBG)

    Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft (WBG)

    1. FC Köln (not kidding)

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