Sebastian Matzner MA

First name: 
Sebastian
Family name: 
Matzner
Title postfix: 
MA
Country: 
United Kingdom
Institution: 
King's College London
Department: 
Comparative Literature Programme, Department of Classics
Short description: 
Research Student (PhD in Classics and Comparative Literture)
Languages: 
German, English, French, Spanish, Latin, Ancient Greek
Research areas: 
Theory of poetic diction, classical reception studies, literary theory ancient and modern, poetology and metapoetics
Conferences: 

27.-29.10.2006
2. Giessener Studierenkolloquium: Vom Wettstreit der Künste zum Kampf der Medien?! - Medialitätsdiskurse im Wandel der Zeiten. (2nd Giessen Undergraduate Colloquium: From the Competiton of the Arts to Media Battles? Mediality Discourses Through the Ages) Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany 

15.-16.07.2005

1. Giessener Studierendenkolloquium: Wo die Liebe hinfällt… AMORalische Liebeskonzeptionen in der europäischen Geistesgeschichte. (1st Giessen Undergraduate Colloquium: All's Fair in Love and War… AMORal Conceptions of Love in European Cultural History) Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany

 

Publications: 

Books:

Baumann, Mario; Matzner, Sebastian; et al. (eds.) 2007 Wo die Liebe hinfällt… AMORalische Liebeskonzeptionen in der europäischen Geistesgeschichte. Beiträge des 1. Gießener Studierenkolloquiums 15.-16.07.2005 (Marburg: Tectum) [All's Fair in Love and War… AMORal Conceptions of Love in European Cultural History. Proceedings of the First Giessen Undergraduate Colloquium 15.-16.07.2005.]

Articles:

Matzner, Sebastian: “Christianising the Epic – Epicizing Christianity. Nonnos’ Paraphrasis and the Old Saxon Heliand in a Comparative Perspective. A Study into the Poetics of Acculturation” in Millenium: Yearbook on the Culture and History of the First Century C.E. 5 (2008), 111-146

Matzner, Sebastian: “Haunted by Paradise Lost: The Theme of Childhood in 18th Century Melancholy Writing” in International Journal for the Study of Childhood in the Past 1 (2008), 120-135  

Matzner, Sebastian "Knaben, Knast und Kunstverstand: Die antike Knabenliebe als Legitimationsstrategie der schwulen Moderne. Zur subversiven Kraft einer anstoessigen Antike", in Baumann, Mario; Matzner, Sebastian; et al. (eds.) Wo die Liebe hinfällt… AMORalische Liebeskonzeptionen in der europäischen Geistesgeschichte. Beiträge des 1. Gießener Studierenkolloquiums 15.-16.07.2005 (Marburg: Tectum), pp.115-134 (“Ancient Pederasty as a Strategy of Self-Legitimization in the Early Modern Gay Liberation Movement. On the Subversive Potential of an Indecent Antiquity”; own contribution to the co-edited volume above)