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Friedrich Heinrich Nies

Friedrich Heinrich Nies, German literature historian. Decorated Commander Palmes Academiques, Verdienstkreuz am Bande (Federal Republic Germany); recipient prix France-Allemagne, 1990, prix A.v. Humboldt pour la Cooperative Science, 1991, prix Académie d'Alsace, 1994. Member Deutscher Romanistenverband (president 1983-1987), Society Literature History France.

Background

  • Nies, Friedrich Heinrich was born on February 13, 1934 in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Son of Fritz and Lilli P. (Gutmann) Nies.

  • Education

    • Graduate, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1961. Doctor (honorary), University Nantes, 1992.

    Career

    • Assistant d'allemand College Courbevoie, France, 1957-1958. Lecteur d'allemand University Rennes, France, 1959-1961. Lecturer, Akademischer Rat University Heidelberg, 1961-1970.

      Professor University Dusseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, since 1970, dean faculty Federal Republic Germany, 1977-1978. Visiting professor University Nanterre, France, 1981, University California, Davis, 1989, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, 1999, University Nantes, France, 1999, College France, Paris, 2004. President Fachausschuss D.F.G., 1980-1984, Rektoratsbeauftragter für Auslandsbeziehungen University, 1974-1999.

    Works

    • Author: Poesie in prosaischer Welt, 1964, Gattungspoetik, 1972 (prix Strasbourg 1973), Genres Mineurs, 1978, Bahn und Bett und Blütenduft, 1991, Imagerie de la lecture, 1995, Ikonographisches Repertorium zur Europäischen Lesegeschichte, 2000, Jedem seine Wahrheit: Karikatur und Zeitunglesen, 2001. Editor books, 6 journals, 5 book series. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Deutscher Romanistenverband (president 1983-1987), Society Literature History France.

    Connections

    • Married Hildegard A. Hansen, December 29, 1959. Children: Axel, Barbara A., Charlotte.
    • father: Fritz Nies
    • mother: Lilli P. (Gutmann) Nies
    • spouse: Hildegard A. Hansen
    • children: Axel Nies
    • Barbara A. Nies
    • Charlotte Nies
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    Born February 13, 1934
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    • 1959
      University Heidelberg
    • 1961
      University Heidelberg
    • 1992
      University Nantes
    • 1957 - 1958
      Assistant, d'allemand College Courbevoie
      France
    • 1959 - 1961
      lecteur d'allemand University Rennes
      France
    • 1961 - 1970
      lecturer
    • 1970
      professor, University Dusseldorf
    • 1977 - 1978
      professor, University Dusseldorf