Bieber, Konrad (F.)

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BIEBER, Konrad (F.)

BIEBER, Konrad (F.). American (born Germany), b. 1916. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography, Translations. Career: Yale University, New Haven, CT, instructor in French, 1948-53; Connecticut College, New London, assistant professor, 1953-57, associate professor, 1957-60, professor of French, 1960-68, chair of department, 1960-64; State University of New York at Stony Brook, professor of French and comparative literature, 1968-86, professor emeritus, 1986-. Interallied Railroad Commission in Paris, military interpreter, 1944; Colonie Juliette (a Zionist-sponsored school for war orphans), head counselor and teacher, 1946-47; instructor in German at New York University, Hunter College (now Lehmann College) and at City College of New York evening extension, 1948; Middlebury College, summer school instructor in French, 1949-51, 1956; University of Colorado, visiting lecturer in French and comparative literature, summer, 1952. Representative at the United Nations for the French movement against racism, 1969-88. Publications: L'Allemagne vue par les ecrivains de la Resistance francaise (title means: Germany Viewed by French Resistance Writers), 1954; Simone de Beauvoir, 1979; (trans.) L. Aubrac, Outwitting the Gestapo, 1993. Address: 1211 Foulkeways, Gwynedd, PA 19436, U.S.A.