About the Author
Katya Krylova is a Lecturer in German, Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen. She studied German and Italian at Churchill College, Cambridge, where she then completed an MPhil in European Literature and Culture and a PhD in German Literature in 2011. She has also held research and teaching positions at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory of Biography in Vienna, in the Department of German Studies at the University of Nottingham (where she held a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship), in the Department of German at King's College London, and in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Birmingham. Her first monograph, Walking Through History: Topography and Identity in the Works of Ingeborg Bachmann and Thomas Bernhard (2013), was the winner of the 2011 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in German Studies. Her most recent monograph, The Long Shadow of the Past: Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film, and Culture, was published in 2017.