Whitton, Kenneth S(tuart)

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WHITTON, Kenneth S(tuart)

WHITTON, Kenneth S(tuart). Scottish, b. 1925. Genres: Plays/ Screenplays, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history, Music, Theatre, Biography, Translations. Career: Teacher in British grammar schools, 1952-66; University of London, examiner, then chief examiner in German, 1964-86, professor emeritus, 1991-; University of Bradford, England, lecturer and senior lecturer in German studies, beginning in 1966, chairman of School of European Studies, 1976-92, professor of European cultural studies, 1984-92. University of Hamburg, guest professor, 1978. Publications: (trans.) B. Lohse, Australia and the South Seas, 1959; Hundert Nacherzahlungen (title means: 100 Essays for Reproduction), 1965; Wir waren vier (title means: We Were Four), Part I, 1966, Part II, 1967; Advanced Nacherzahlungen, 1969; (ed. and trans.) D. Fischer-Dieskau, Schubert: A Biographical Study of His Songs, 1976; (with J.M. Whitton) Zusammen (title means: Together), 1980; The Theatre of Friedrich Durrenmatt, 1980; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: Mastersinger; a Documented Study, 1981; Lieder: An Introduction to German Song, 1984; (ed. with A.J. Jones) German in the Classroom, 1984; Durrenmatt: Reinterpretation in Retrospect, 1990; Durrenmatt: Der Besuch der alten Dame and Die Physiker, 1994; (trans. and annotator) H.A. Neunzig, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: A Biography, 1998; Goethe and Schubert: The Unseen Bond, 1999. Address: 31 Moseley Wood Ln, Cookridge, Leeds LS16 7ER, United Kingdom.