Monographs and Edited Volumes

Wächter, Cornelia, and Robert Wirth, editors. Complicity and the Politics of Representation. Rowman & Littlefield International, 2019.

Ehland, Christoph, and Cornelia Wächter, editors. Middlebrow and Gender, 1890-1945. Brill Rodopi, 2016.

Wächter, Cornelia. Place-Ing the Prison Officer: The ‘Warder’ in the British Literary and Cultural Imagination. Rodopi, 2014.

Kurunczi, Alexander, et al., eds. ‘Social Representations – Between Complicity and Resistance’. onlinejournal kultur & geschlecht 20 (2018).


Wächter, Cornelia. ‘“Intimacies of Complicity and Critique”: Race, Gender and Sexualities in Victoria Cross’s Imperial Fiction’. Imperial Middlebrow, edited by Christoph Ehland and Jana Gohrisch, Brill, 2020, pp. 124–39,

―. ‘“Some Fashions in Love”: Victoria Cross and the Contestation of Compulsory Monogamy’. Journal of Popular Romance Studies, Aug. 2020.,

―. ‘Wentworth and the Politics and Aesthetics of Representing Female Embodiment in Prison’. Palgrave Handbook of Incarceration in Popular Culture, edited by Marcus Harmes et al., Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp. 655–69,

―. ‘Introduction: Complicity and the Politics of Representation’. Complicity and the Politics of Representation, edited by Cornelia Wächter and Robert Wirth, Rowman & Littlefield International, 2019, pp. 1–7.

―. ‘Dickens, Reade and Galsworthy on Waiting in Solitary Confinement’. Timescapes of Waiting: Spaces of Stasis, Delay and Deferral, edited by Christoph Singer et al., Brill, 2019, pp. 79–93.

Hartner, Marcus, and Cornelia Wächter. ‘Introduction: III. Rethinking Confinement: Captive Bodies in and beyond Foucauldian Theory’. Anglistik, vol. 30, 2019, pp. 99–105. ‘Introduction: III. Rethinking Confinement: Captive Bodies in and beyond Foucauldian Theory’.

Wächter, Cornelia. ‘Loyalty or Complicity? The Moral Assessment of Transgender “Passing” in Jackie Kay’s Trumpet’. Exploring Complicity, edited by Afxentis Afxentiou et al., Rowman & Littlefield International, 2017, pp. 83–97.

―. ‘Middlebrow Negotiations of Lawrentian Sexuality in Una Silberrad’s Desire’. Middlebrow and Gender, 1890-1945, edited by Christoph Ehland and Cornelia Wächter, Brill, 2016, pp. 259–80.

―. ‘Imagining the Prison Officer: The Quare Fellow’. Journal for the Study of British Cultures, edited by Oliver von Knebel Doeberitz, vol. 23, no. 2, 2016, pp. 115–28.

Macdonald, Kate, and Cornelia Wächter. ‘Beyond the Subversion/Containment Binary: Middlebrow Fiction and Social Change’. Literature and Cultural Change, edited by Ingo Berensmeyer, vol. 32, 2016, pp. 101–120.

Wächter, Cornelia. 2015. ‘Queering Prison Space in HBO’s Oz’. In Culture, Space, and Power, edited by David Walton and Juan A. Suárez, 259–80. London: Rowman & Littlefield International.

―. ‘Migrating between (Mental) States: Janet Frame’s Towards Another Summer’. Explorations and Extrapolations: Applying English and American Studies, edited by Alexander Brock et al., LIT, 2011, pp. 213–38.

―. ‘Spaces Turning into Places: Mental vs. Institutional Places and Spaces in Colin Thubron’s A Cruel Madness’. FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, no. 10, June 2010, pp. 1–15.