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German language and literature, especially 20th-century literature. Special interests: 20th-century drama and theatre; Brecht; Kafka; Heine; music and literature; history and literature; German political writing in the 18th and 19th centuries; contemporary German literature.
Tom Kuhn's main research interests are in political literature in the 20th-century. He has worked particularly on Bertolt Brecht, and is the series editor of the main English-language edition of Brecht's works. In addition, he has written on exile and anti-fascist literature and on more recent drama.
Tom Kuhn, 'Ovid and Brecht: topoi of poetic banishment', The Brecht Yearbook, 24 (1999), 162-75
Tom Kuhn, 'Visit to a banished poet: Brecht's Svendborg Poems and the voices of exile', in Ronald Speirs (ed.), Brecht’s Poetry of Political Exile, 2000, 47-65
Tom Kuhn and Karen Leeder (eds.), Empedocles' Shoe: Re-reading the Poems of Bertolt Brecht, 2002
Tom Kuhn, 'Brecht als Lyriker', in Jan Knopf (ed.), Brecht-Handbuch: Gedichte, 2002, 1-21
Tom Kuhn and Steve Giles (eds.), Brecht on Art and Politics, Methuen Brecht edition, 2003