Fink, Karl J.

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FINK, Karl J.

FINK, Karl J. American, b. 1942. Genres: Language/Linguistics, Intellectual history, Literary criticism and history. Career: Texas Lutheran College, Seguin, instructor in German, 1966-67; Luther College, Decorah, IA, instructor in German, 1967-69; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, visiting assistant professor of German, 1974-77; Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, visiting assistant professor of German, 1977-78; University of Kentucky, Lexington, assistant professor of German, 1978-82; St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, professor of German, 1982-. Publications: (ed. with James W. Marchand) The Quest for the New Science, Southern Illinois University Press, 1979; (ed. with Max L. Baeumer) Goethe as a Critic of Literature, University Press of America, 1984; Goethe's History of Science, Cambridge University Press, 1991; (ed. with Herbert Rowland) The German Book Review, Winter Verlag, 1994. Address: Department of German, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN 55057, U.S.A.