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Dr. Lina Steiner

Akademischer Rätin, Projektkoordinator der Forschungsstelle „Philosophie und Literatur”

Dr. Lina Steiner2


Internationales Zentrum für Philosophie

Universität Bonn

Institut für Philosophie

Lehrstuhl für theoretische Philosophie
Poppelsdorfer Allee 28

D-53115 Bonn
Raum: EG (Anbau), Raumnr. 0.006 
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Schwerpunkte in Forschung und Lehre

Philosophie und Literatur. Kulturphilosophie. Aesthetik. Russische und Osteuropäische Philosophie, Ideengeschichte und Kulturgeschichte.  Deutsche und Europäische Romantik.


Wintersemester 2013/14

  • Mikhail Bakhtin: Philosophy of Language, Ethics, Aesthetics.
  • Orientalism and Western Philosophy, 1700s-1980s.

Sommersemester 2014

  • Nietzsche and his Others, Mo 12:00-14:00/ HG 1.070
  • German Romanticism and the Birth of Literary Theory, Do 10:00-12:00 / HG 1.070




  • For Humanity’s Sake: The Bildungsroman in Russian Culture (University of Toronto Press, 2011). 284pp.

Rezensionen: by Virgil Nemoianu, The Review of Metaphysics 65: 4 (June 2012) 895-897; by Gary Saul Morson; Slavic and East European Journal 56:4 (Fall 2012) 452-454:  by Nina Perlina, Russian Review 72:1 (January 2013) 143-144; by Elena Krasnoschekova, Slavic Review 71:4 (Winter 2012) 958-960;  by Ornella Discacciati, Europa Orientalis 32 (2013) 335-338;
by Robert Harris, Slavonica 20 (April 2014) 212-215.

  • The Poetics of Maturity: Autonomy and Aesthetic Education in Byron, Pushkin and Stendhal (Yale University Diss., 2004). ISBN 9780496726011.

Ausgewählte Aufsätze:

  •  “Life’s Crucial Questions: the Bildungsroman in Imperial, Soviet and post-Soviet Russia,”The Cambridge Companion to the Bildungsroman. Ed. Sarah Graham (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
  • “Education in 19th- Century Germany,” Oxford Handbook for German Philosophy. Eds. Michael N. Forster and Kristin Gjesdal (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
  • “The Vital Question: Bildung in Nineteenth-Century Russia,” Bildung der Moderne. Eds. Klaus Vieweg and Michael N. Forster (Tübingen: Francke Verlag, 2013) 197-210.
  • “The Ends of Personality: Tolstoy and the Problem of Modern Identity,” From Petersburg to Bloomington: Essays in Honor of Nina Perlina. Eds. John Bartle, Michael Finke and Vadim Liapunov (Bloomington, Indiana UP, 2012) 355-72.
  • “The Russian Aufklärer: Tolstoy in Search of Truth, Freedom and Immortality,” Slavic Review 70: 4 (Winter 2011) 773-94.
  • “Tolstoy, Liberal and Individualist: On Personality and the Protagonist in War and Peace,” Russian History/Histoire Russe 36: 3 (2009) 424-442.
  • “My Most Mature Poèma:’ Pushkin’s Poltava and the Irony of Russian National Culture,” Comparative Literature 61:1 (Spring 2009) 1-45 (lead article).
  • “Herzen’s Tragic Bildungsroman,” Russian Literature LXI-I/II (2007) 139-174.
  •  “Our Quest is Done, and Happiness Enough Has Fallen to Our Lot:’ Tolstoy in Search of Family Happiness.” Time, Place, Self: A Festschrift in Honor of Anna Lisa Crone. Eds. Catherine O’Neil, Nicole Boudreau and Sarah Krive (Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2007) 576-600.
  • “Dostoevsky’s Netochka Nezvanova on the Path of Bildung,Die Welt der Slaven LI (Summer 2006) 233-252.
  • "Pushkin’s Parable of the Prodigal Daughter: The Evolution of the Prose Tale from Aestheticism to Historicism," Comparative Literature 56: 2 (Spring 2004) 130-146.
  • "Toward an Ideal Universal Community: Yurii Lotman Revisits the Enlightenment and Romanticism," Comparative Literature Studies 40: 1 (February 2003) 36-53.
  • “Pushkin’s Vision of the Enlightened Self,” Pushkin Review 6 (2003) 1-23 (lead article).

Zur Person (CV)

  • 1990-1995 Studium der Sprachwissenschaft, Anglistik, Germanistik, Romanistik und Vergleichende Kulturphilosophie an der Lomonosow-Universität, Moskau.
  • 1995-1999 Studium der Literaturtheorie und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cornell University, Bucknell University (USA).
  • 1999-2004 Promotion (PhD) Yale University, with Distinction. Professors Peter Brooks, Karsten Harries and Michael Holquist, Yale University. External Dissertation Committee Member Professor Caryl Emerson, Princeton University. Dissertation: “The Poetics of Maturity: Autonomy and Aesthetic Education in Byron, Pushkin and Stendhal.” (With distinction).
  •  2004-2012 Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures,  Affiliated Faculty, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago.
  • 2012-2013 Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago.
  • Seit September 2013 Akademischer Rat an Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn.