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Otto Jolle Matthijs Jolles

Otto Jolle Matthijs Jolles, German educator. Member Literature Society Chicago (president 1954-1960), Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German.

Background

  • Jolles, Otto Jolle Matthijs was born on March 14, 1911 in Berlin, Germany. Son of Andre and Mathilde (Monckeberg) Jolles.

  • Education

    • Student of University Leipzig, U. Hamburg. Doctor of Philosophy., Heidelberg U., 1933. Student Sorbonne (Paris), 1934.

      Master of Arts, University College Wales, 1938.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1938, naturalized, 1945. Instructor German, U. College Wales, 1935-1938. Faculty University of Chicago, 1938-1962, successively instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, 1938-1956, professor, 1956-1962, Chairman of Commission on history of culture, 1958.

      Visiting professor U. Frankfurt, Germany, 1960. Professor German literature Cornell University, 1962-1968, chairman department of German literature, 1965-1968.

    Works

    • Author: Das Deutsche Nationalbewusstein im Zeitalter Napoleons, 1936. Goethes Kunstanschauung, 1957. Book on Friedrich Schiller (public posthumously).

      Editor: Deutsche Beitrage zur Geistigen Uberlieferung. Editor, translator: Karl von Clausewitz: On War, 1942.

    Membership

    Member Literature Society Chicago (president 1954-1960), Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German.

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    • Married Hermione Reynolds, June 21, 1938. Children: Arnold, Martin, Jan, Nicholas.
    • father: Andre Jolles
    • mother: Mathilde (Monckeberg) Jolles
    • spouse: Hermione Reynolds
    • children: Arnold Jolles
    • Martin Jolles
    • Jan Jolles
    • Nicholas Jolles
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    Born March 14, 1911
    Died July 15, 1968
    (aged 57)
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      • Author: Das Deutsche Nationalbewusstein im Zeitalter Napoleons, 1936. Goethes Kunstanschauung, 1957. Book on Friedrich Schiller (public posthumously). Editor: Deutsche Beitrage zur Geistigen Uberlieferung. Editor, translator: Karl von Clausewitz: On War, 1942.
      • Author: Das Deutsche Nationalbewusstein im Zeitalter Napoleons, 1936. Goethes Kunstanschauung, 1957. Book on Friedrich Schiller (public posthumously).Editor: Deutsche Beitrage zur Geistigen Uberlieferung. Editor, translator: Karl von Clausewitz: On War, 1942.
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