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literary critic

Heinrich Detering, German literary critic. Recipient Akademiepreis, Akademy der Wissenschaften, Goettingen, 1990, Kuenstlerstipendium, Wiepersdorf-Jury, 1993. Member Deutsche Akademie fuer Sprache und Dichtung, Kleist Society (board directors since 1996), Raabe Society (board directors 1990-2000, Raabe-Foerderpreis award 1989), Storm Society (board directors since 1996), Thomas Mann Society (board directors since 1996).

Background

Detering, Heinrich was born on November 1, 1959 in Neumuenster, Holstein, Germany. Son of Heinrich F.W. and Elisabeth (Wolff) Detering.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Goettingen, Germany, 1988. Habilitation, University Goettingen, Germany, 1993.

Career

Member professorial staff Goettingen University, 1993-1994. Associate professor University California, Irvine, 1991, University Munich, 1994-1995. Professor University Kiel, Germany, since 1995.

Visiting professor University Aarhus, Denmark, 1996, Bergen, Norway, 1999. Fellow Wissenschaftskolley, Berlin, 2001.

Works

Membership

Member Deutsche Akademie fuer Sprache und Dichtung, Kleist Society (board directors since 1996), Raabe Society (board directors 1990-2000, Raabe-Foerderpreis award 1989), Storm Society (board directors since 1996), Thomas Mann Society (board directors since 1996).

Connections

Married Christine Trinter, June 30, 1984. Children: Jakob, Luise, Henrik.

father:
Heinrich F.W. Detering

mother:
Elisabeth (Wolff) Detering

spouse:
Christine Trinter

children:
Jakob Detering

Luise Detering

Henrik Detering