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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities

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Felix C. H. Sprang studied English, Biology, Philosophy and Paedagogics at the Goethe University Frankfurt and the University of Hamburg. He received his PhD from the University of Hamburg with a dissertation that probes into literary reflections of scientific thought in early modern London and which was largely conceived as Aby Warburg Scholar at the Warburg Institute, University of London. As Assistant Professor at the University of Hamburg he wrote his second book (Habilitation) which revisits poetic form and calls for a reappraisal of form from the vantage point of intellectual history and phenomenology.

His main research interests are: science and literature; early modern culture; Anglo-German intellectual history; aesthetics and symbolic form. His publications include: Londons Fountaine of Arts and Sciences. Bildliche und theatrale Vermittlungsinstanzen naturwissenschaftlichen Denkens im frühneuzeitlichen London (2008); Lesarten des Terrorismus, co-edited with Norbert Greiner (2011); “(Mis-)Representations of Darwin’s Origin and Evolutionary Master Narratives in The Sea and The Secret Scripture.” Reflecting on Darwin: Victorian and Neo-Victorian Responses to Evolutionism. Eds. Monika Maria Pietrzak-Franger, Barbara Schaff, Eckart Voigts-Virchow (2013); “ ‘Trite and fruitlesse Rhapsodies’? The rise of a new genre in the light of national identity: vernacular science writing” Anglia (2006).