Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary. The Keywords Project. Eds. Colin MacCabe
and Holly Yanacek. Oxford University Press, October 2018.
Refereed Scholarly Articles
Yanacek, Holly A. “Mobilising Disgust and Compassion: Elpis Melena's Gemma; oder,
Tugend und Laster (1877) and the Anti-Vivisection Movement.” German Life and Letters 73.4 (October 2020): 564-580.
Yanacek, Holly A. “Fighting Fascism through Theater: Defining a Socialist Humanist
Aesthetic in Willi Bredel's Die Enkel (1953).” Monatshefte 112.1 (Spring 2020): 20-37.
Yanacek, Holly A. “Nasty Women: Female Anger as Moral Judgment in Fontane’s Grete
Minde and Effi Briest.” In Fontane in the Twenty-First Century. Ed. John B. Lyon and Brian Tucker, 31-47. Camden House. April 2019.
Yanacek, Holly A. “Investigating the Unexplained: Paranormal Belief and Perception in
Kleist’s ‘Die heilige Cäcilie’ and ‘Das Bettelweib von Locarno.’” Colloquia Germanica 45.2 (2012): 163-178. http://www.narr-shop.de/zeitschriften-und-jahrbuecher/colloquia-
germanica.html Published on August 19, 2015.
Yanacek, Holly A. “The Symbol.” English translation of Friedrich Theodor Vischer’s
philosophical treatise “Das Symbol”(1887). Art in Translation 7.4 (February 2016): 417-448. Published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Online.
Refereed Web-Based Publications
“Well-being.” Keywords Project. University of Pittsburgh, Jesus College, University of
Cambridge, and Critical Quarterly. July 2016. http://keywords.pitt.edu/
“Empathy.” Keywords Project. University of Pittsburgh, Jesus College, University of
Cambridge, and Critical Quarterly. April 2014.
“Emotion.” Keywords Project. University of Pittsburgh, Jesus College, University of
Cambridge, and Critical Quarterly. January 2014.
Arac, Jonathan, and Holly Yanacek. “Keywords, Structures of Feeling, and the Novel.”
Forthcoming in “Virtual Archives” feature in NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction.
Manuscripts in Preparation
“Rethinking Feeling: Nietzsche, Emotion, and German Literature around 1900.” Book project
with chapters on the Nietzsche's Also sprach Zarathustra, Theodor Fontane’s Effi Briest, Lou Andreas-Salomé’s Fenitschka, and Thomas Mann’s Buddenbrooks.
“Feeling beyond the Human: Animals, AI, and Machines in Modern German Cultural
History.” Co-edited volume (with Erika Quinn) on the affective relationships between humans and non-humans in modern German history and culture.
“Benevolent Bots: Human-Robot Friendship and Empathy in German Children's Literature.”