Faas, Ekbert

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FAAS, Ekbert

FAAS, Ekbert. German, b. 1938. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor of Humanities and English, York University, Toronto, 1976-. Lecturer, Goethe Institute, Madrid and London, 1961-64; Assistant Professor of English, 1965-68, and Privat-Dozent, 1971-72, University of Wuerzburg. Publications: (trans.) Ted Hughes, 1971; Poesie als Psychogramm. Die dramatisch-monologische Versdichtung im Viktorianischen Zeitalter, 1974; Offene Formen in der moderneu Kunst und Literatur, 1975; Towards a New American Poetics, 1978; Ted Hughes: The Unaccommodated Universe, 1980; Young Robert Duncan: Portrait of the Poet as Homosexual in Society, 1983; Tragedy and After: Euripides, Shakespeare, Goethe, 1984; Shakespeare's Poetics, 1986; Retreat into the Mind: Victorian Poetry and the Rise of Psychiatry, 1988; Woyzeck's Head (novel), 1991; La tete de Woyzeck (novel), 1995; (with M. Trombacco) Robert Creeley: A Biography, 2001; The Genealogy of Aesthetics, 2002. EDITOR: Kenneth Rexroth: Excerpts from a Life, 1981; (with S. Reed) Irving Layton and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence, 1989. Address: 242 Winters College, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3.