Philip Masterman Broadbent

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Assistant Professor of Teaching; German Language Program Director, European Languages and Studies
School of Humanities
Ph.D., University College London, 2005, German Literature
M.A., University College London, 2001, German
M.A., University of Oxford, 2000, English Literature
B.A., University of Oxford, 1999, English
University of California, Irvine
223 Humanities Instructional Building
Mail Code: 3385
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Contemporary literature and history; politics and the urban space; German language learning
Berlin Divided City: 1949-1989. Eds. Philip Broadbent and Sabine Hake. Berghahn, 2010.
The Stale Specter of Nazism: Historical Burdens and Skewed Optics in F.C. Delius’s Die Flatterzunge.” German Quarterly 85:3, Summer 2012, pp. 295-309.
“Phenomenology of Absence: Benjamin, Nietzsche, and Berlin in Cees Nooteboom’s All Souls Day.” Journal of Modern Literature 32.3, Spring 2009, pp. 99-120.
“Generational Shifts: Representing Post-Wende Berlin.” New German Critique, 35:2, 2008, pp. 139-170.
“Experiencing History in Contemporary Urban Fiction“ in Aida Sakalauskaite and Donald Backman eds. Ossi/Wessi. Cambridge Scholars Press, Cambridge, 2008.
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