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Professor Katrin Kohl


Professor Kohl is a Fellow of Jesus College, and a lecturer in German at Oriel.

Katrin Kohl studied at Westfield College, University of London, obtaining a BA in English and German, an MA in 20th Century German Literature, and a PhD in German. She also has an MA in General Linguistics from the University of Westminster. She was a Lecturer at Westfield College, University of London (1984-88), and worked as a Researcher and then Consultant on German language courses for BBC Television (1983-1988). She became Fellow and Tutor of German at Jesus College in 1988.

Research Interests

Professor Kohl has particular interests in German poetry and poetics; the work of Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock; Rainer Maria Rilke and Franz Kafka; the theory and practice of metaphor.

Selected Publications

For the latest list of publications, visit Professor Kohl’s departmental page.