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Ulrich Gaier

Ulrich Gaier, German literature educator. Member Hölderlin Gesellschaft (executive board, co-editor yearbook), International Herder Society.

Background

  • Gaier, Ulrich was born on June 18, 1935 in Stuttgart, Germany. Son of Albert Friedrich and Elisabet Leonie (Illig) Gaier.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1962. Dr.Phil.Habil., University Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1966.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University California, Davis, 1963-1966, associate professor, 1966-1967. Professor University Konstanz, Federal Republic Germany, since 1968. Guest professor Rice University, Houston, 1972—1973, University Pisa, Italy, 1988, 89, University Zurich, Switzerland, 1992—1993.

      Max Kade Distinguished professor Max Kade Foundation, 1992, 2002.

    Works

    • Author: Satire, 1969, System Des Handelns, 1986, Herders Sprachphilosophie, 1988, Hölderlin Eine Einführung, 1993, Goethe Faust-Dichtungen, 3 vols., 1999.

    Membership

    Member Hölderlin Gesellschaft (executive board, co-editor yearbook), International Herder Society.

    Connections

    • Married Anke Winter; children: Karsten, Almut, Martin, Gernot.
    • father: Albert Friedrich Gaier
    • mother: Elisabet Leonie (Illig) Gaier
    • spouse: Anke Winter
    • children: Karsten Gaier
    • Almut Gaier
    • Martin Gaier
    • Gernot Gaier
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    Born June 18, 1935
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    • 1962
      University Tübingen
    • 1966
      University Tübingen
    • 1963 - 1966
      Assistant, professor University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1968
      professor, University Konstanz