ADRIAN DAUB is Assistant Professor of German at Stanford University. He received his B.A. from Swarthmore College in 2003 and his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. His current book project is entitled Uncivil Unions: The Metaphysics of Marriage in Early German Idealism and Jena Romanticism, 1794-1801, and he is also the author of a German language study of four-handed piano playing: “Zwillingshafte Gebärden” – Zur kulturellen Wahrnehmung des vierhändigen Klavierspiels im neunzehnten Jahrhundert (monograph). His research focuses on 19th and 20th century German literature and culture; philosophy, sexuality and literature; philosophy of music; German film; German Idealism and Romanticism, and Frankfurt School Marxism.
Outro Music: J. Joplin, “Ball and Chain,” Greatest Hits