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Dr. phil. Anja Höing, M.Ed.

Neuer Graben 40
49069 Osnabrück

Raum: 41/203
Tel.: +49 541 969-4431
E-Mail: anja.hoeing@uni-osnabrueck.de

Sprechzeiten: n.V.



1. Höing, Anja. Reading Divine Nature - Religion and Nature in English Animal Stories. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2017.

Articles & Chapters

12. Höing, Anja. “‘Advice […] by one as insignificant as a MOUSE’: Human and Non-human Infancy in Eighteenth-century Moral Animal Tales.” Romanticism and the Cultures of Infancy, edited by Martina Domines Veliki and Cian Duffy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp. 159-182.  https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-50429-8_8

11. Höing, Anja. “Devouring the Animal Within:  Uncanny Otherness in Richard Adams’s The Plague Dogs.” Gothic Animals: Uncanny Otherness and the Animal With-Out, edited by Ruth Heholt and Melissa Edmundson. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp. 54-74. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030345396

10. Höing, Anja. "Between Communitas and Pantheism: Terry Pratchett's Nation as a Post-Christian Robinsonade for a Postcolonial World." Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade, edited by Ian Kinane. Liverpool UP, 2019, pp. 169-184.

9. Höing, Anja. "Uncanny Pets: Posthuman Dimensions of the Depiction of Companion Animals in 21st-Century British Literature." Anglistik, vol. 30, no. 2, 2019, pp. 69-82.

8. Höing, Anja. “Animalic Agency: Intersecting the Child and the Animal in Popular British Children’s Fiction.” Representing Agency in Popular Culture: Children and Youth on Page, Screen, and In-Between, edited by Ingrid E. Castro and Jessica Clark. Lexington Books, 2018, pp. 65-84.

7. Höing, Anja. "A Retreat on the 'River Bank': Perpetuating Patriarchal Myths in Animal Stories." Women and Nature?: Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment,  edited by Douglas A. Vakoch and Sam Mickey, Routledge, 2017, pp. 27-42.

6. Höing, Anja. “Unreliability and the Animal Narrator in Richard Adams’s The Plague Dogs.” Animal Narratology, special issue of Humanities, vol. 6, no. 6, 2017.  doi:10.3390/h6010006.

5. Höing, Anja. “Negotiating Anthropomorphism in Talking Animal Stories – An Ecocritical Approach to Fantastic Animals.” Fastitocalon – Studies in Fantasticism Ancient to Modern. (VI): Fantastic Animals, Animals in the Fantastic, vol. 6, no. 1, 2016, pp. 2–32.

4, Matamonasa-Bennet, Arieahn, and Anja Höing.  “Introduction.” Humans  and Animals –Intersecting Lives and Worlds, edited by Anja Höing and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennet, Interdisciplinary Press, 2016, pp. vii–x. Reissued by Brill, 2019.

3, Höing, Anja. “The Wild and the Child: The Children-Animal Bond in Talking-Animal Stories.” Humans and Animals – Intersecting Lives and Worlds, edited by Anja Höing and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennet, Interdisciplinary Press, 2016, pp. 3-12.
https://www.academia.edu/28277757/H%C3%B6ing_Anja._The_Wild_and_the_Child_The_Children-Animal_Bond_in_Talking-Animal_Stories_in_H%C3%B6ing_Anja_and_Arieahn_Matamonasa-Bennett_eds._._Humans_and_Animals_-_Intersecting_Lives_and_Worlds._Oxford_Interdisciplinary_Press_2016. Reissued by Brill, 2019.

2, Höing, Anja, and Harald Husemann. “The Vicious Cycle of Disnification and Audience Demands – Representations of the Non/Human in Martin Rosen’s Watership Down (1978) and The Plague Dogs (1982).” Screening the Non/Human, edited by Joe Leeson-Schatz, Amber E. George, Lexington Books, 2016, pp. 101-116.

1. Höing, Anja. " 'Snit's A Good Dog' - Dogs' Innate Duty in Richard Adams's The Plague Dogs" in Who's Talking Now - Multispecies Relations from Human and Animals' Point of View, edited by Chiara Blanco and Bel Deering, Interdisciplinary Press, 2015, pp. 69-76.



1. Höing, Anja, and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett, editors. Humans and Animals - Intersecting Lives and Worlds. Interdisciplinary Press, 2016.
Reissued: Höing, Anja, and Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett, editors. Humans and Animals - Intersecting Lives and Worlds. Brill, 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9781848884090


2. “Sandra Dinter. Childhood in the Contemporary English Novel. Routledge, 2019.” Anglistik, vol. 31, no. 1, 2020, pp. 238-240.

1. “Bastian Kuhl, Verhandlungen von Kindlichkeit: Die englischen Kinderschauspieltruppen der Shakespeare-Zeit. Winter, 2018.Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 61, 2020, pp. 25-28.

Conference Papers

11. “William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat: An Early Modern Experiment in Posthumanism?” ASLE UK-I 2019, Plymouth, September 2019.

10.  “Illusions of Belonging: (De-)Constructing Home in William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat.” “Writing Home 1300-1600”, University of Liverpool, July 2019.

9. “Uncanny Pets: Posthuman Dimensions of the Depiction of Companion Animals in 21st Century British Literature”, Deutscher Anglistentag, Bonn, September 2018.

8. “Experiencing Otherness in William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat.”; "Writing Renaissance Experience - Experiencing Renaissance Writing", Mainz, July 2018

7. “Conserving the Idea of the Animal: Representation of Conservation in British Animal Stories.”, ‘Conservation’, British Animal Studies Network, Sheffield, November 2016,

6. “A Winged Symbol: The Power of the Human-Animal Bond in Gill Lewis’s Sky Hawk”, ‘The Animal and Human Bond, 3rd Global Conference’, Oxford, September 2016.

5. “Negotiating Anthropomorphism in Talking Animal Stories.”, ‘Green Knowledge’ (ASLE-UKI), Cambridge, September 2015.

4. “The Wild and the Child – The Children-Animal Bond in Talking-Animal Stories”, ‘The Animal and Human Bond, 2nd Global Conference’, Oxford, July 2015.

3. “Writing Animals: Culture Transmission in Talking Animal Stories”, ‘Reading Animals’ Conference, Sheffield, July 2014

2. “‘Snit’s a good dog!’ – Dogs’ Innate Duty in Richard Adams’s The Plague Dogs”,  ‘The Animal and Human Bond, 1st Global Conference’, Oxford, July 2014.

1. “A Furry Mirror: Animal Societies in Talking Animal Stories”; ‘Cosmopolitan Animals’ Conference, London, November 2012.