Allyson Fiddler is a Professor of German in the Department of European Languages and Cultures at Lancaster University. Allyson's research focuses on contemporary writing and film, and she is a cooperation partner with Vienna University’s Elfriede Jelinek research platform.
  • Sound of music © 20TH CENTURY FOX

    More than Mozart and Mahler

    What image comes to mind when you think of Austria? I’m betting that for Brits and Americans at least, 'The Sound of Music' is still a major point of association, nay a source of myth-making around Austria – its Alpine landscapes, its history, its national character, even.