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educator , Language professional , Literary scholar

Egbert Krispyn, Dutch literary scholar, educator, language professional. Member Modern Language Association, International Association for Germanic Studies, Society German Renaissance and Baroque Literature, Modern Humanities Research Association, Southern Comparative Literature Association, American Literature Translators Association.

Background

Krispyn, Egbert was born on June 14, 1930 in Haarlem, Holland. Came to United States, 1961, naturalized, 1970. Son of Peter Johan and Henriette (Lams) Krispyn.

Education

Bachelor, University Melbourne, Australia, 1957. Master of Arts, University Melbourne, Australia, 1958. Postgraduate, University Tübingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1963.

Career

Commercial employee International Trading Company, Europe, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, 1947-1951. Lecturer University Pennsylvania, 1961-1963, assistant professor, 1964-1966, associate professor, 1966-1968. Assistant professor University Florida, Gainesville, 1963-1964, professor, chairman German and Russian department, 1968-1972.

Professor University Georgia, Athens, 1972-1987, head department comparative literature, since 1987.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Seventeenth Century Literature from the Low Countries (translation series), Vondel Gebroeders, Gryphius Gibeoniter, Heidenreich Rache zu Gibeon (fascimile edition), 1987. Member editorial board Studies in German Literature, Linguistics and Culture. Author: Style and Society in German Literary Expressionism, 1964, George Heym: A Reluctant Rebel, 1968, Günter Eich, 1971, Anti-Nazi Writers in Exile, 1978.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, International Association for Germanic Studies, Society German Renaissance and Baroque Literature, Modern Humanities Research Association, Southern Comparative Literature Association, American Literature Translators Association.

Connections

father:
Peter Johan Krispyn

mother:
Henriette (Lams) Krispyn