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German medieval literature educator

Fritz Peter Knapp, German medieval literature educator. Member International Arthurian Society, Austrian Academy Arts and Sciences, Wolfram von Eschenbach Society.

Background

Knapp, Fritz Peter was born on June 7, 1944 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Kurt and Gabriele Knapp.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1968.

Career

Professor extraordinarius University Vienna, since 1979, University Passau, since 1982. Professor ordinarius University Kiel, Germany, since 1992, University Heidelberg, Germany, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (books) Rennewart, 1970, Similitudo, Band I, 1975, Der Selbstmord in der abendlåndischen Epik des Hochmittelalters, 1979, Geschichte der Literatur in Österreich, Band I, 1994, Historie und Fiktion in der mittelalterlichen Gattungspoetik, 1997.

Membership

Member International Arthurian Society, Austrian Academy Arts and Sciences, Wolfram von Eschenbach Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, hiking.

Connections

Married Friedegund Zag, November 28, 1968. Children: Claudia, Alexander.

father:
Kurt Knapp

mother:
Gabriele Knapp

spouse:
Friedegund Zag

child:
Claudia Knapp

child:
Alexander Knapp