'Reading Colour' by Dr Rey Conquer is published by Peter Lang

21st November 2019
Reading Colour by Rey Conquer

Dr Rey Conquer, Lecturer in German at St Hilda's  has published her first book. Reading Colour (Peter Lang, 2019) is about colour in the poetry and prose of Stefan George, Rainer Maria Rilke, Wassily Kandinsky and Else Lasker-Schüler, and uses colour language as a way to think more about how poetic language works.

The book was the winner of the 2018 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, a collaboration between the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang.

Many congratulations to Dr Conquer!