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Max Knight

Max Knight, Austrian editor, author, translator. Recipient Golden Literary Merit award, Republic of Austria, 1986; American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1942.

Background

  • Knight, Max was born on June 8, 1909 in Vienna, Austria. Arrived in United States, 1941, naturalized, 1943. Son of Bernhard and Margarethe Hoffer Kuhnel.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Law, University Vienna, 1933. Postgrad, University California-Berkeley, 1950.

    Career

    • Literary editor newspapers Vienna, London, Shanghai, 1938—1940. Deputy executive secretary RADIR Project, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1948—1949. Principal editor University California Press Berkeley, 1950—1976, emeritus, since 1976.

      Director editorial workshop University California-Berkeley, since 1967. Co-owner Pacific Features, 1958.

    Works

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte Mary Lowes Knight, August 11, 1942. Children: Anthony C., Martin L.
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    Born June 8, 1909
    • 1933
      University Vienna
    • 1950
      University California-Berkeley
    • 1938 - 1940
      Literary editor newspapers Vienna
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1948 - 1949
      deputy executive, secretary RADIR Project
    • 1950 - 1976
      principal editor University California Press Berkeley
    • 1958
      co-owner Pacific Features
    • 1967
      director, editorial workshop University California-Berkeley
    • 1976
      principal editor University California Press Berkeley