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Max Knight

editor , translator , author

Max Knight, Austrian editor, author, translator. Recipient Golden Literary Merit award, Republic of Austria, 1986; American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1942.

Background

Knight, Max was born on June 8, 1909 in Vienna, Austria. Arrived in United States, 1941, naturalized, 1943. Son of Bernhard and Margarethe Hoffer Kuhnel.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Law, University Vienna, 1933. Postgrad, University California-Berkeley, 1950.

Career

Literary editor newspapers Vienna, London, Shanghai, 1938—1940. Deputy executive secretary RADIR Project, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1948—1949. Principal editor University California Press Berkeley, 1950—1976, emeritus, since 1976.

Director editorial workshop University California-Berkeley, since 1967. Co-owner Pacific Features, 1958.

Works

Connections

Married Charlotte Mary Lowes Knight, August 11, 1942. Children: Anthony C., Martin L.

father:
Bernhard Kuhnel

mother:
Margarethe Hoffer Kuhnel

spouse:
Charlotte Mary Lowes Knight

children:
Anthony C. Knight

Martin L. Knight