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Günter Niggl

literary historian , researcher

Günter Niggl, German literary historian, researcher. Member Catholic Academy in Bavaria.

Background

Niggl, Günter was born on July 12, 1934 in Augsburg, Germany. Son of Hans and Erna (Kirstahler) Niggl.

Education

Diploma, University Munich, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, 1965. Doctor habilitatus, University Munich, 1973.

Career

Lecturer new German literature history University Munich, 1973-1977. Professor German literature science University Eichstätt, Federal Republic Germany, since 1977.

Works

  • Author: The Word "Fromm" in the Work of Goethe, 1967, History of German Autobiography in the l8th Century, 1977, Joseph von Eichendorff in Contemporary Criticism, 3 vols., 1975-1986, The Autobiography: Form and History of a Literary Genre, 1989, second edition, 1998, Studies in German Literature during the Age of Goethe, 2001.

Membership

Member Catholic Academy in Bavaria.

Connections

Married Irmgard Hilgers, July 23, 1962. 1 child, Bernhard.

father:
Hans Niggl

mother:
Erna (Kirstahler) Niggl

spouse:
Irmgard Hilgers

child:
Bernhard Niggl