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Josef Heistein

Josef Heistein, Polish literature educator. Decorated cavalier Polonia Restituta (Poland), officer Order of Merit (Italy), officer Academy Palms (France). Member European French Department Association (committee 1979-1989), Polish Academy of Sciences (modern language committee 1969-1987).

Background

  • Heistein, Josef was born on January 3, 1925 in Jaworow, Poland. Son of Simche and Hena (Nadel Heistein.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Krakow, Poland, 1963. Doctor of Human Sciences, University Krakow, Poland, 1966. Habilitation, University Krakow, Poland, 1971.

    Career

    • Officer Polish Army, 1944-1964. Assistant University Wroclaw (Poland), 1964-1966, adjunct/assistant professor French, Italian, comparative literature, 1967-1968, lecturer professor, docent, 1969-1978, extraordinary professor, 1979-1986, ordinary professor, since 1986. Director Romance Philology chair, University Wroclaw, 1969-1971, director Romance Philology Institute, University Wroclaw, 1972-1990.

      Editor Romanica Wratislaviensia, 1974-1995. Associate professor University Paris III, 1985-1986, professor emeritus, since 1995.

    Works

    • Author: History of Italian Literature, 1979, second edition, 1986, French 20th Century Literature, 1982, Decandentism, Symbolism, Avantguard, 1987, History of French Literature, 1997. Author, editor: Futurism in European Literature, 1977. Member editorial board Beitraege zur Romanischen Philologie, since 1979, Francofonia, since 1982.

    Membership

    Member European French Department Association (committee 1979-1989), Polish Academy of Sciences (modern language committee 1969-1987).

    Connections

    • 1 child, Anna; married Stefania Brzozowska, April 29, 1974.
    • father: Simche Heistein
    • mother: Hena (Nadel Heistein
    • spouse: Stefania Brzozowska
    • child: Anna Heistein
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    Born January 3, 1925
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    • 1963
      University Krakow
    • 1966
      University Krakow
    • 1971
      University Krakow
    • 1944 - 1964
      Officer, Polish Army
    • 1967 - 1968
      assistant, University Wroclaw (Poland)
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