David E. Wellbery

David E. Wellbery, born 1947 is professor for German and Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago and the editor of the comprehensive one-volume New History of german Literature (Harvard University Press, 2005).


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Paradox's Ropedancers

Paradox's Ropedancers

Friedrich Schlegel was the first to demand that literature not only describe but also deliver the terms of description. Thereby it enters a paradoxical space where unity and differentiation ...

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