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Hans Gustav Klaus

Hans Gustav Klaus, German literature educator, educator. Member Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft, Anglistenverband.


  • Klaus, Hans Gustav was born on April 18, 1944 in Büdingen, Hessen, Germany. Son of Hans and Johanna (Croll) Klaus.

  • Education

    • Staatsexamen, University Marburg, Germany, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bremen, Germany, 1977. Habilitation, University Osnabrück, Germany, 1982.


    • Lecturer University Warwick, England, 1971-1973. Professor University Osnabrück, 1977-1984. Visiting professor University Queensland, Australia, 1987.

      Visiting research fellow University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1989. Professor University Bremen, 1992-1994, University Rostock, Germany, since 1994. Visiting fellow Corpus Christi College, University Oxford, England, 1999.


    • Strong Words, Brave Deeds: The Poetry, Life and Times of Thomas O'Brien
    • I have written poems in words/Now I shall write one in action' Poet, playwright, publisher, communist, IRA member and founding member of the revolutionary New Theatre Group, Thomas O'Brien (1914-1974) chose the hard road of Left republicanism in the Dublin of the 1930s, at a time when its only rewards were ostracism, victimization and downright physical attacks.
    • James Kelman (Writers and Their Work)
    • This introduction to the whole range of Kelman's work to the Booker Prize winning novel How Late it Was, How Late, examines the embattled Kelman's literary politics.


    Member Gewerkschaft Erziehung und Wissenschaft, Anglistenverband.



    Traveling in the mediterranean, watching soccer, collecting stamps.


    • Married Lidia Rey, February 1981. Children: Julia, Rafael.
    • father: Hans Klaus
    • mother: Johanna (Croll) Klaus
    • spouse: Lidia Rey
    • children: Julia Klaus
    • Rafael Klaus
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    Born April 18, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1970
      University Marburg
    • 1977
      University Bremen
    • 1982
      University Osnabruck
    • 1971 - 1973
      Lecturer, University Warwick
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1977 - 1984
      professor, University Osnabr+-ck
    • 1987
      visiting professor, University Queensland
    • 1989
      visiting research fellow, University Edinburgh
      Scotland, Connecticut, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      professor, University Bremen
    • 1994
      professor, University Bremen
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