Fuegi, John

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FUEGI, John. American/Swiss (born England), b. 1936. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography, Documentaries/Reportage, Film, History. Career: Lecturer in American Literature, Freie Universitat, Berlin, 1965-67; Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1974-76 (joined faculty as Assistant Professor, 1967); Professor and Director of Comparative Literature Program, 1976-86, 1994-, Director of Research Center for Arts and Humanities, 1986-88, and Academic Director of The Visual Press, 1988-90, University of Maryland, College Park. Publications: The Wall (documentary film), 1961; (prod) Beckett Directs Beckett (series of 5 documentary films); The Essential Brecht, 1972; (ed.) Brecht Today, 3 vols., 1972-74; (managing editor) The Brecht Yearbook, 14 vols., 1975-90; Brecht, 1986; Brecht: Chaos, According to Plan, Red Ruth (TV film), 1992; Brecht & Co.: Sex, Politics and the Making of the Modern Drama, 1994; The War Within (TV film), 1995; In the Symphony of the World (TV film), 1999.