Dr Elystan Griffiths has co-edited and contributed to a special journal issue of German Life and Letters entitled ‘Performance and Performativity in the Works of Heinrich von Kleist’.The volume examines an under-explored area in the study of the work of Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811). 

Photo of Heinrich von Kleist

The appearance of the volume coincides with the Kleist-Jahr commemorating 200 years since the writer’s death.