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English literature educator

Heinrich F. Plett, German English literature educator. Member International Society for History Rhetoric (secretary-general 1977-1979, council 1980-1987), Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft, Wolfenbütteler Arbeitskreis für Renaissanceforschung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien.

Background

Plett, Heinrich F. was born on September 26, 1939 in Neuss, Germany. Son of Heinrich and Christine (Brücken) Plett.

Education

Student, University Cologne, University Bonn, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bonn, 1970.

Career

University assistant Universities Bonn, Giessen, Cologne, 1965-1970. Dozent University Cologne, 1970-1972. Professor English literature, chair English department University Essen, since 1972, director Center Rhetoric and Renaissance Studies, since 1989.

Visiting professor University Hamburg, 1976, 77, University Saskatchewan, 1986.

Works

Membership

Member International Society for History Rhetoric (secretary-general 1977-1979, council 1980-1987), Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft, Wolfenbütteler Arbeitskreis für Renaissanceforschung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien.

Connections

Married Renate Schmidt, 1973.

father:
Heinrich Plett

mother:
Christine (Brücken) Plett

spouse:
Renate Schmidt