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Editor , literary critic , professor

Christoph Irmscher, German literature and language professor, literary critic, editor. Member of Modern Language Association American.

Background

Irmscher, Christoph was born on November 25, 1962 in Tuebingen, Germany. Son of Hans Dietrich and Elisabeth Irmscher.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Bonn, 1991. Dr.phil.habil., University Bonn, 1998.

Career

Lecturer University Bonn, Germany, 1994—1996. Lecturer English, history and literature Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1998—2000. Assistant professor English University Maryland, Baltimore, 2000—2003, professor English, since 2003.

Chair, English department University Maryland, since 2005. Visiting assistant professor English University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1993—1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Longfellow Redux, The Poetics of Natural History (American Studies Network Prize. Literature and Language Award, Association of America Publishers, 2000), Masken der Moderne (Dissertation Prize of the German Association for English Studies, 1993). Editor: John James Audubon, Writings and Drawings.

Membership

Member of Modern Language Association American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Book-collecting, cats.

Connections

Married Lauren Bernofsky, November 15, 1999. Children: Nicholas, Julia.

father:
Hans Dietrich

mother:
Elisabeth Irmscher

spouse:
Lauren Bernofsky

children:
Nicholas Irmscher

Julia Irmscher