Dr Sandra Mayer

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OCLW Visiting Scholar Sandra Mayer is a senior teaching and research associate in English Literature at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She has just completed her monograph Wilde in Vienna: Pleasing and Teasing the Audience (Rodopi) and, in collaboration with OCLW, is currently working on a project – Art and Action – that explores the interrelations of literary celebrity and politics in and through autobiographical life-writing genres. Her co-edited journal special issue on the theme of “Life-Writing and Celebrity” for Life Writing is forthcoming in 2018.

She leads the Life Writing and Celebrity research stream.

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