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Adrian J. Wanner

Adrian J. Wanner, Swiss literature educator.


  • Wanner, Adrian J. was born on January 26, 1960 in Bern, Switzerland. Son of Oscar and Rosette Wanner.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Zurich University, Switzerland, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1992.


    • Head department German and Slavic Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 2001.


    • Author: (books) Russian Minimalism, Baudelaire in Russia. Translator: (poetry volume) Die Schwarze Silhouette, Alexander Blok: Gedichte, (prose poems) Miniaturwelten.



    Piano, choral singing.


    • Married Catherine Elizabeth Cowhey, July 16, 1989. Children: Elizabeth Duffy, Nicholas James, Katrina Maureen.
    • father: Oscar Wanner
    • mother: Rosette Wanner
    • spouse: Catherine Elizabeth Cowhey
    • children: Elizabeth Duffy Wanner
    • Nicholas James Wanner
    • Katrina Maureen Wanner
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    Born January 26, 1960
    (age 57)
    • 1986
      Zurich University
    • 1992
      Columbia University
    • 2001
      Head, department German and Slavic Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States