Helmut Pfotenhauer

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Helmut Pfotenhauer

Helmut Pfotenhauer was born in 1946, and is senior professor of German Studies at the University of Würzburg. He has written numerous books on subjects including literary anthropology, verbal imagery and 18th - 20th century literature. He was president of the Jean- Paul Society for many years. Over the last two decades he has masterminded the editing and publication of Jean Paul’s posthumous manuscripts and is currently working on a new critical history of Jean-Paul’s published oeuvre.


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Eternity Enshrined in Black and White

Eternity Enshrined in Black and White

“Letters are just thinner books,” Jean Paul once said, and that certainly holds true in his case. His love letters – to Charlotte von Kalb, Emilie von Berlepsch, Caroline von Feuchtersleben ...

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Jean Paul – A Life in Writing

Jean Paul – A Life in Writing

Jean Paul created his own world on paper, a universe made of ink: Schulmeisterlein Wutz, Hesperus – the most successful book of its time – Siebenkäs, his "cardinal and capital" novel Titan ...

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Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag erschienen:
2013 Jean Paul – Das Leben als Schreiben. Biographie

Weitere Veröffentlichungen (Auswahl):
1995 Beschreibungskunst - Kunstbeschreibung. Ekphrasis von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart
2000 Sprachbilder. Studien zur Literatur des 18. bis 20. Jahrhunderts. Über Moritz, Bräker, Brentano, Goethe, Jean Paul, Stifter, Keller, Fontane, Hofmannsthal, Canetti
2004 Jean Paul: Lebenserschreibung. Veröffentlichte und nachgelassene autobiographische Schriften
2006 Nicht völlig Wachen und nicht ganz ein Traum. Die Halbschlafbilder in der Literatur
2011 Die Halbschlafbilder in der Literatur, den Künsten und den Wissenschaften