Edgar Landgraf

, born in Baden, Switzerland, is Professor of German at Bowling Green State University. He studied philosophy and literary theory in Zurich, Chicago, and Baltimore and has lived in the US since 1990 (with a few intermittent years in Salzburg, Austria). Recent publications include articles on improvisation, Goethe, Kant, Kleist, Nietzsche, and Don DeLillo. His book Improvisation as Art. Conceptual Challenges, Historical Perspectives was published in 2011 with Continuum (reissued as paperback by Bloomsbury in 2014). His anthology Posthumanism in the Age of Humanism: Mind, Matter, and the Life Sciences After Kant, coedited with Gabriel Trop and Leif Weitherby, is forthcoming with Bloomsbury (October 2018). Currently, he is working on a monograph on Nietzsche’s Posthumanism and an anthology coedited with Elliott Schreiber with the title “Goethe at Play: Theories, Narratives, and Practices of Play in the Age of Goethe.”

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