© Barbara Otto

Dr. phil. 

Barbara Otto

 

barbara.otto(at)assoc.oeaw.ac.at

Biography


PhD., studied German literature, philosophy, drama and communications studies at the LMU Munich and University of Vienna. Collaboration at the "Düsseldorfer Heine-Ausgabe" ("Börne-Buch") as well as at the FWF-Project "Verdrängter Humanismus - Verzögerte Aufklärung. Philosophie in Österreich" (Institute for Philosophy, University of Vienna). Since 1996 a collaborator on the research project "Historical Critical Edition of the Collected Works and Letters of Ernst Freiherrn von Feuchterleben (KFA) at the Commission for Literary Studies (Austrian Academy of Sciences). Since 2007 a collaborator at the Institute for Culture Studies and History of Theatre (Austrian Academy of Sciences), engaged in the FWF project "Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Critical and Aphoristical Writings. Edition and Commentary" (KFA, Vols. III/1 and 2). Since 2015 a collaborator at the historical critical Friedrich-Schlegel-Edition (KFSA); since 2012 co-editor of the scholarly edition “Collected Letters from and to Friedrich und Dorothea Schlegel” (completion project of the KFSA).

Responsibilities at IKT


Project “Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben, Critical and Aphoristical Writings. Edition and Commentary“ (KFA, Vols. III/1 and 2, FWF-project, finished); cooperation project: scholarly edition “Collected Letters from and to Friedrich und Dorothea Schlegel” (DFG, current project).

Areas of Specialization


Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben. Briefe – Autobiographische Schriften – Tagebuchblätter. vol. VI/1. Wien 2002 (=Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philos.-histor. Klassse, Sitzungsberichte, Bd. 695; Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Literaturwissenschaft, Nr. 21.) Erster Teil: Text. 312 pages. – Ernst Freiherr von Feuchtersleben. Briefe – Autobiographische Schriften – Tagebuchblätter. vol. VI/2. Wien 2002 (=Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philos.-histor. Klasse, Sitzungsberichte, Bd. 695; Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Literaturwissenschaft, Nr. 21.) Second part: Apparat. 751 pages.

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