Groiser David

Tutorial Fellow in German


David Groiser's research interests are in the field of German writing since the Enlightenment, with particular focus on modern German thought, German-Jewish culture, and critical theory.


German language and literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century; German-Jewish culture since the Enlightenment; Kleist; Rilke; Kafka; Thomas Mann.

Selected Publications

Martin Buber, Mythos und Mystik. Frühe religionswissenschaftliche Schriften (Gütersloh, 2013)

Martin Buber, Ekstatische Konfessionen (Gütersloh, 2012)

'Repetition and Renewal: Kierkegaard, Rosenzweig and the German-Jewish Renaissance', in Die Gegenwärtigkeit des deutsch-jüdischen Denkens , hrsg. von Julia Matveev und Ashraf Noor (Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2011), S. 265-301

'"Aber wie soll ich denn aus dem Jiddischen übersetzen?": Gershom Scholem and the Problem of Translating Yiddish', Naharaim, 1/2 (2007), 260-97

'Translating Yiddish – Martin Buber and David Pinski', in: The Yiddish Prescence in European Literature: Inspiration and Interaction. Selected Papers arising from the Fourth and Fifth Mendel Friedman Conferences in Yiddish, ed. by Joseph Sherman and Ritchie Robertson (Oxford: Legenda, 2005), pp. 45-71

'Jewish Law and Tradition in the Early Work of Erich Fromm', in: The Early Frankfurt School and Religion, ed. Margarete Kohlenbach and Raymond Geuss (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), 128-44 (notes pp. 209-12)


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