Caroline Kutsch

Research and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of English Literary Studies


Caroline Kutsch has been working as a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of British Literature since 2016. She's currently working on her dissertation with the title “Empirically Investigating (Triggers of) Experientiality in Narrative Texts: A Contribution to Cognitive Narratology”. Her research interests include empirical literary studies, cognitive approaches to literature, feminist approaches to literature, dystopian literature, and poetry.


Phone: +49 241 80 93605
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  • Alber, Jan, Caroline Kutsch, and Sven Strasen. “Empirical Methods in Literary Studies.” Methods of Analysis in Literary Studies: Approaches, Concepts and Case-Studies, edited by Vera and Ansgar Nünning. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2021, pp. 273-96.
  • Kutsch, Caroline. "'It's Fun Escaping into a Different World and Having Your Own Experiences': A Qualitative Interview Study on the Dimensions of Experientiality During Reading." Focus on Empirical Approaches to Narrative, special issue of Anglistik, vol. 31, no. 1, 2020, pp. 31-51
  • Kutsch, Caroline, and Sven Strasen. “Models of Experientiality: Or, When Russian Formalism Meets Embodied Cognition and Empirical Literary Studies.” Modelle in der Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft sowie ihrer Didaktik/Models in Literary Studies and Linguistics. Festschrift für Peter Wenzel, edited by Sven Strasen, and Julia Vaeßen. Trier: WVT, 2019, pp. 55-80.