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Colgate University professor of German, emeritus, Dierk Hoffmann

Dierk Hoffmann

Professor of German, Emeritus

Degree

MA, PhD, Universitat Basel, Switzerland, 1973

Teaching Experience

Private institution for adult education in Basel, 1969-71

Specialties

Literature and culture at the turn of the 20th century, German drama

Interests

German literature in Prague and Vienna; textology; methodology of language instruction including CALI and suggestopedia; distance and cross-cultural learning (using videoconferencing and web programs); literature and the arts

Publications

  • Monographs on Paul Leppin (1973, 1982)
  • Online bibliography of Leppin (2002)
  • With Willi Schuh: Critical edition of Hugo von Hofmannsthal/Richard Strauss, Der Rosenkavalier (1986)
  • Editions of works by Paul Leppin: Blaugast. Ein Roman aus dem alten Prag (1984)
  • Severins Gang in die Finsternis. Ein Prager Gespensterroman (1988)
  • Alt-Prager Spaziargänge (1990)
  • With Angela Reinthal: Daniel Jesus (2001)
  • With Cyndy Klima. Blaugast. A Novel of Decline (2007)
  • With M. Bauer, J. Hadwiger, and R. Schmidt: Hüter der Freude (2007) and Werkausgabe, Vol. 1: Dreizehn Kapitel Liebe aus der Hölle (2007)
  • Co-author of Alternativen: A German Reader (1989)
  • German Grammar (1990)
  • Rhizome, a computer-based language teaching assistant
  • With C. Fraser: Pop Culture Germany! (2006)
  • Editions of English language textbooks and audiovisual teaching material
  • Entries in Neue Deutsche Biographie, Yale Companion to Jewish Writing and Thought, Biographische Lexikon zur Geschichte der Böhmischen Lander, Kosch: Deutsches Literaturlexikon
  • Articles, book chapters, and book reviews on textology and critical editions, German literature in Prague, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Friedrich Hölderlin, Otto Gross, and methodology of language instruction in standard handbooks, foreign language and literature journals, yearbooks and Festschriften.

Professional Experience

Research fellow/editor, Arbeitsstelle der Kritischen Hofmannsthal-Ausgabe, Basel, 1971-74; assistant chief editor, Lensing Publishing House, Dortmund, West Germany 1974-77

Distinctions

Research Grant Schweizer Nationalfonds supporting the Hofmannsthal project, 1971-74