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J. J. Long

J. J. Long is Professor of German and Visual Culture at Durham University, UK. He was a founder member of the Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies, and is currently a Co-Director of Durham University’s Centre for Visual Arts and Culture. He has published extensively on twentieth-century literature and photography, including articles on writing and photography in the work of W. G. Sebald, Bertolt Brecht, Ernst Jünger and Monika Maron, as well as two monographs: The Novels of Thomas Bernhard (Camden House, 2001) and W. G. Sebald: Image, Archive, Modernity (Edinburgh University Press and Columbia University Press, 2007). Among the volumes he has edited are W.G. Sebald: A Critical Companion (with Anne Whitehead; Edinburgh University Press and Washington University Press, 2004), W. G. Sebald and the Writing of History (with Anne Fuchs; Königshausen &Neumann, 2006), and Photography: Theoretical Snapshots (with Andrea Noble and Edward Welch; Routledge, 2008). His current research focuses on the photographic book in the Weimar Republic.

Update: 5 March 2015