Dr. phil. Anja Höing, M.Ed.
Fachbereich 7: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
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Early Modern England: Contemporary Issues and Popular Culture
Oscar Wilde's Plays
1. Höing, Anja. Reading Divine Nature - Religion and Nature in English Animal Stories. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2017.
Articles & Chapters
16. Höing, Anja. “Children’s Fiction and Ecofeminism.” The Routledge Handbook of Ecofeminism and Literature, edited by Douglas Vakoch, Routledge, 2022, pp. 438-447. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Ecofeminism-and-Literature/Vakoch/p/book/9781032050119
15. Höing, Anja. “Gothic Fiction and Ecofeminism.” The Routledge Handbook of Ecofeminism and Literature, edited by Douglas Vakoch, Routledge, 2022, pp. 407-416. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Ecofeminism-and-Literature/Vakoch/p/book/9781032050119
14. Höing, Anja. “Vegetal Individuals and Plant Agency in Twenty-First Century Children’s Literature.” Plants in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, edited by Melanie Duckworth and Lykke Guanio-Uluru. Routledge, 2021, pp. 159-170. https://www.routledge.com/Plants-in-Childrens-and-Young-Adult-Literature/Duckworth-Guanio-Uluru/p/book/9781032066349
13. Höing, Anja. “A Winged Symbol: The Power of the Child-Animal Bond in Gill Lewis’s Sky Hawk.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, vol. 46, no. 2, 2021, pp. 125-139. DOI: 10.1353/chq.2021.0026 https://muse.jhu.edu/article/799572
12. Höing, Anja. “‘Advice […] by one as insignificant as a MOUSE’: Human and Non-human Infancy in Eighteenth-century Moral Animal Tales.” Romanticism and the Cultures of Infancy, edited by Martina Domines Veliki and Cian Duffy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp. 159-182. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-50429-8_8
11. Höing, Anja. “Devouring the Animal Within: Uncanny Otherness in Richard Adams’s The Plague Dogs.” Gothic Animals: Uncanny Otherness and the Animal With-Out, edited by Ruth Heholt and Melissa Edmundson. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp. 54-74. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030345396
10. Höing, Anja. "Between Communitas and Pantheism: Terry Pratchett's Nation as a Post-Christian Robinsonade for a Postcolonial World." Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade, edited by Ian Kinane. Liverpool UP, 2019, pp. 169-184.
9. Höing, Anja. "Uncanny Pets: Posthuman Dimensions of the Depiction of Companion Animals in 21st-Century British Literature." Anglistik, vol. 30, no. 2, 2019, pp. 69-82.
8. Höing, Anja. “Animalic Agency: Intersecting the Child and the Animal in Popular British Children’s Fiction.” Representing Agency in Popular Culture: Children and Youth on Page, Screen, and In-Between, edited by Ingrid E. Castro and Jessica Clark. Lexington Books, 2018, pp. 65-84.
7. Höing, Anja. "A Retreat on the 'River Bank': Perpetuating Patriarchal Myths in Animal Stories." Women and Nature?: Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment, edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Sam Mickey, Routledge, 2017, pp. 27-42.
6. Höing, Anja. “Unreliability and the Animal Narrator in Richard Adams’s The Plague Dogs.” Animal Narratology, special issue of Humanities, vol. 6, no. 6, 2017. doi:10.3390/h6010006.
5. Höing, Anja. “Negotiating Anthropomorphism in Talking Animal Stories – An Ecocritical Approach to Fantastic Animals.” Fastitocalon – Studies in Fantasticism Ancient to Modern. (VI): Fantastic Animals, Animals in the Fantastic, vol. 6, no. 1, 2016, pp. 2–32.
4, Matamonasa-Bennet, Arieahn, and Anja Höing. “Introduction.” Humans and Animals –Intersecting Lives and Worlds, edited by Anja Höing and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennet, Interdisciplinary Press, 2016, pp. vii–x. Reissued by Brill, 2019.
3, Höing, Anja. “The Wild and the Child: The Children-Animal Bond in Talking-Animal Stories.” Humans and Animals – Intersecting Lives and Worlds, edited by Anja Höing and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennet, Interdisciplinary Press, 2016, pp. 3-12.
https://www.academia.edu/28277757/H%C3%B6ing_Anja._The_Wild_and_the_Child_The_Children-Animal_Bond_in_Talking-Animal_Stories_in_H%C3%B6ing_Anja_and_Arieahn_Matamonasa-Bennett_eds._._Humans_and_Animals_-_Intersecting_Lives_and_Worlds._Oxford_Interdisciplinary_Press_2016. Reissued by Brill, 2019.
2, Höing, Anja, and Harald Husemann. “The Vicious Cycle of Disnification and Audience Demands – Representations of the Non/Human in Martin Rosen’s Watership Down (1978) and The Plague Dogs (1982).” Screening the Non/Human, edited by Joe Leeson-Schatz, Amber E. George, Lexington Books, 2016, pp. 101-116.
1. Höing, Anja. " 'Snit's A Good Dog' - Dogs' Innate Duty in Richard Adams's The Plague Dogs" in Who's Talking Now - Multispecies Relations from Human and Animals' Point of View, edited by Chiara Blanco and Bel Deering, Interdisciplinary Press, 2015, pp. 69-76.
1. Höing, Anja, and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett, editors. Humans and Animals - Intersecting Lives and Worlds. Interdisciplinary Press, 2016.
Reissued: Höing, Anja, and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett, editors. Humans and Animals - Intersecting Lives and Worlds. Brill, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9781848884090
2. “Sandra Dinter. Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel. Routledge, 2019.” Anglistik, vol. 31, no. 1, 2020, pp. 238-240.
1. “Bastian Kuhl, Verhandlungen von Kindlichkeit: Die englischen Kinderschauspieltruppen der Shakespeare-Zeit. Winter, 2018.” Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 61, 2020, pp. 25-28.
15. “‘I blame thee not, thou art but wood.’ – Perspectives on Material Agency Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage.” ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Biennial Conference, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, August 2022.
14. “A Faith in Naturalization and Stasis: An Ecocritical Perspective on the Representation of Religion in 21st-Century British Animal Fantasies.” Religion, Glaube und Fantastik: 39. internationales Symposium der Inklings-Gesellschaft, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Mai 2022.
13. “ ‘I know this is a shock, but…’ – Losing an Animal Companion in Contemporary Children’s Literature.” BASN (British Animal Studies Network), “Loss”, University of Birmingham, September 2021.
12. “The Child as 'Ranke Grounde' - Spatial Puritan Childhood Conceptions.” MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Festival, University of Kent, June 2021.
11. “William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat: An Early Modern Experiment in Posthumanism?” ASLE UK-I 2019, Plymouth, September 2019.
10. “Illusions of Belonging: (De-)Constructing Home in William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat.” “Writing Home 1300-1600”, University of Liverpool, July 2019.
9. “Uncanny Pets: Posthuman Dimensions of the Depiction of Companion Animals in 21st Century British Literature”, Deutscher Anglistentag, Bonn, September 2018.
8. “Experiencing Otherness in William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat.”; "Writing Renaissance Experience - Experiencing Renaissance Writing", Mainz, July 2018
7. “Conserving the Idea of the Animal: Representation of Conservation in British Animal Stories.”, ‘Conservation’, British Animal Studies Network, Sheffield, November 2016,
6. “A Winged Symbol: The Power of the Human-Animal Bond in Gill Lewis’s Sky Hawk”, ‘The Animal and Human Bond, 3rd Global Conference’, Oxford, September 2016.
5. “Negotiating Anthropomorphism in Talking Animal Stories.”, ‘Green Knowledge’ (ASLE-UKI), Cambridge, September 2015.
4. “The Wild and the Child – The Children-Animal Bond in Talking-Animal Stories”, ‘The Animal and Human Bond, 2nd Global Conference’, Oxford, July 2015.
3. “Writing Animals: Culture Transmission in Talking Animal Stories”, ‘Reading Animals’ Conference, Sheffield, July 2014
2. “‘Snit’s a good dog!’ – Dogs’ Innate Duty in Richard Adams’s The Plague Dogs”, ‘The Animal and Human Bond, 1st Global Conference’, Oxford, July 2014.
1. “A Furry Mirror: Animal Societies in Talking Animal Stories”; ‘Cosmopolitan Animals’ Conference, London, November 2012.
2. “‘Teaching Climate Literacy through Battling Plant Blindness in Children's Literature." Fall Click-Off: Flash Scholarship Panels. Climate Lit Webniar, September 2022. https://www.climatelit.org/events/fall-kick-off/
1. “Vegetal Individuals and Plant Agency in Twenty-First Century Children’s Literature.” Climate Panels: Plants in Children’s and Young Adult Literature. Climate Lit Webinar, March 2022. https://www.climatelit.org/events/climate-panel-on-plants-in-childrens-and-young-adult-literature/