Prawer, S(iegbert) S(alomon)
PRAWER, S(iegbert) S(alomon)
PRAWER, S(iegbert) S(alomon). British (born Germany), b. 1925. Genres: Film, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history. Career: Queen's College, Oxford, fellow and dean of degrees, 1969-93, honorary fellow, 1993-; Oxford University, Taylor professor of German Language and literature, 1969-86, emeritus, 1986-; Birmingham University, lecturer, 1948- 63; London University, Westfield College, professor of German, 1964-69; co-ed Oxford German Studies 1971-75 and Anglica Germanica, 1973-79. Publications: German Lyric Poetry, 1952; Morike und seine Leser, 1960; Heine's Buch der Lieder: Critical Study, 1960; Heine, The Tragic Satirist, 1962; The Uncanny in Literature (lecture), 1965; Heine's Shakespeare (lecture), 1970; Comparative Literary Studies, 1973; Karl Marx and World Literature, 1976; Caligari's Children: The Film as Tale of Terror, 1980; Heine's Jewish Comedy, 1983; Frankenstein's Island: England and the English in the Writings of Heinrich Heine, 1986; Israel at Vanity Fair: Jews and Judaism in the Writings of W.M. Thackeray, 1991; Breeches and Metaphysics: Thackeray's German Discourse, 1997; William Thackeray's European Sketch Books, 2000; The Blue Angel: A Film Classic, 2002; Herzog's Nosferatu: A Modern Classic, 2004. EDITOR: The Penguin Book of Lieder, 1964; (co) Essays in German Language, Culture, and Society, 1969; The Romantic Period in Germany, 1970; Seventeen Modern German Poets, 1971; Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari (screenplay). Address: Queen's College, Oxford OX1 4AW, England.