Edit Király

Edit Király is Associate Professor of German Literature and Culture at Eötvös Lóránd University Budapest. Her main research interests include semantics of space, travelogues, river narratives. She is the author of Die Donau ist die Form. Strom-Diskurse in Texten und Bildern des 19. Jahrhunderts. (Böhlau 2017), (in Hungarian 2021). Recently she co-edited Der montierte Fluss. Donaunarrative in Text, Film und Fotografie (Steiner Verlag 2023). She has published essays on Péter Esterházy, Heimito von Doderer, Gert Jonke, Wolf Haas, Andreas Okopenko and also on Lost Places etc. Currently, she is working on a book on the poetics of contemporary literary travelogues.

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