Tobias Kunz


The Literary Advent Calendar 2021 is here

As is tradition at Connotations, we are once again happy to host the Literary Advent Calendar 2021 for the English department of Eberhard Karls University Tübingen. And what better way to prepare for the festive season of gift-giving than to turn to literature’s abundance of reflections on – or representations […]

July 2021: In Contemplation of Sheep – Celebrating 400 Years of The Countess of Montgomery’s Urania (1621)

by Sarah Briest As sheep roam the early summer meadows of Tübingen, creating idyllic pastoral tableaux on the slanting green hillsides, it is not incongruous to feel reminded of the setting of early modern pastoral romances. The imagination only has to supply a prince or two, in shepherd’s robes, striding […]