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Erwin Koppen

Erwin Koppen, German comparative literature educator. Member Deutsche Gesellschaft fü r Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft (president 1975-1981), International Comparative Literature Association (treasurer 1980-1982).

Background

  • Koppen, Erwin was born on December 2, 1929 in Berlin. Son of Wilhelm and Hildegard (Zierke) Koppen.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy., University Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, 1956, Staatsexamen, 1959. Habilitation, University Bonn, Federal Republic Germany, 1970. Instructor German, University Milan, Italy, 1959-1962.

      Assistant professor University Bonn, 1962-1970, professor comparative literature, since 1974. Professor University Mainz, 1971-1974.

    Career

    • Instructor German, University Milan, Italy, 1959-1962. Professor University Mainz, 1971-1974. Editor: (dictionary) Kleines Literarisches Lexikon, 1966-1971.

      Editor, Author: Teilnahme und Spiegelung, 1974.

    Works

    • Author: Dekadenter Wagnerismus, 1973, Literatur und Photographie, 1987. Editor: (dictionary) Kleines Literarisches Lexikon, 1966-1971. Arcadia Journal, since 1985.

      Editor, Author: Teilnahme und Spiegelung, 1974.

    Membership

    Member Deutsche Gesellschaft fü r Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft (president 1975-1981), International Comparative Literature Association (treasurer 1980-1982).

    Connections

    • Married Erna Maeck, October 23, 1959. Children– Uta, Joachim, Bettina.
    • father: Wilhelm Koppen
    • mother: Hildegard (Zierke) Koppen
    • spouse: Erna Maeck
    • children: Uta Koppen
    • Joachim Koppen
    • Bettina Koppen
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    Born December 2, 1929
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