Professor Gordon Burgess

Professor Gordon Burgess
BA, M Phil (Lond.), PhD (Aberd.)

Emeritus Professor

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Professor Gordon Burgess
Professor Gordon Burgess

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The University of Aberdeen Department of German University of Aberdeen Aberdeen AB24 3UB UK

Biography

Professor Burgess’s main interests lie in two areas:

(a) German literature from the 17th to the 20th centuries, with special emphasis on the German Baroque, German Classicism, and post-1945 writings;

(b) The life and works of Wolfgang Borchert. The author of standard monographs on Borchert's life and times, Professor Burgess is a founder member and the Vice President (Stellvertretender Vorsitzender) of the Internationale Wolfgang-Borchert-Gesellschaft, based in Hamburg, and co-authors the Society's annual journal (Jahresheft): see http://www.borchertgesellschaft.de.

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