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Erwin Koppen

comparative literature educator

Erwin Koppen, German comparative literature educator. Member Deutsche Gesellschaft fü r Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft (president 1975-1981), International Comparative Literature Association (treasurer 1980-1982).

Background

Koppen, Erwin was born on December 2, 1929 in Berlin. Son of Wilhelm and Hildegard (Zierke) Koppen.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy., University Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, 1956, Staatsexamen, 1959. Habilitation, University Bonn, Federal Republic Germany, 1970. Instructor German, University Milan, Italy, 1959-1962.

Assistant professor University Bonn, 1962-1970, professor comparative literature, since 1974. Professor University Mainz, 1971-1974.

Career

Instructor German, University Milan, Italy, 1959-1962. Professor University Mainz, 1971-1974. Editor: (dictionary) Kleines Literarisches Lexikon, 1966-1971.

Editor, Author: Teilnahme und Spiegelung, 1974.

Works

  • Author: Dekadenter Wagnerismus, 1973, Literatur und Photographie, 1987. Editor: (dictionary) Kleines Literarisches Lexikon, 1966-1971. Arcadia Journal, since 1985.

    Editor, Author: Teilnahme und Spiegelung, 1974.

Membership

Member Deutsche Gesellschaft fü r Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft (president 1975-1981), International Comparative Literature Association (treasurer 1980-1982).

Connections

Married Erna Maeck, October 23, 1959. Children– Uta, Joachim, Bettina.

father:
Wilhelm Koppen

mother:
Hildegard (Zierke) Koppen

spouse:
Erna Maeck

children:
Uta Koppen

Joachim Koppen

Bettina Koppen