Dr. Linde is affiliated with the Subject Group Afrikaans and Dutch from 2015. Before that she was a lecturer in the University of Johannesburg’s Department of Afrikaans. In her MA degree in Afrikaans and Dutch literature she studied cognitive narratology, friendship and eudaimonia in the works of Marlene van Niekerk. She is currently busy with a PhD in General Theory of Language and Literature. This research is focussed on relational performatism and metamodernism with regard to the works of South African writer Marlene van Niekerk. Linde’s research interests include Afrikaans and Dutch poetry, narratology, theory of poetry, comparative literature, the connection between philosophy and literature, postcritical reading and metamodernist perspectives on literature.