Interviews / Press

  • TLS review essay on the new Penguin Classics translation of Eckermann’s Conversations with Goethe (16 December 2022)
  • I wrote this review essay for the TLS (6 December 2019), which examines a new intellectual biography of the early Hans Blumenberg, alongside a work by Blumenberg that has recently been published from his archive

    Steve Kilbey
  • Blogpost written for the Zentrum für Literaturforschung (Berlin) on the place of literary studies in recent work on the history of the humanities, including some analysis of digital humanities and ‘distant reading’
  • Interview on Hans Blumenberg for Farhangemrooz (Iranian journal of philosophy), no. 17, 2017 (original in Persian, with English version)
Ludwig Leichhardt
  • Commentary on the conference Biological Discourses: The Language of Science and Literature Around 1900, St. John’s College, Cambridge, April 2015
  • Conference report on Hans Blumenberg research in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 7 Feb 2012 (German)
  • Extended interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Book Show concerning Ludwig Leichhardt’s influence on Patrick White, 25 Jan 2011
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