Peter Uwe Hohendahl Papers,circa 1965-2011.

Collection Number: 14-18-4241

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Peter Uwe Hohendahl papers, circa 1965-2011.
Collection Number:
14-18-4241
Creator:
Hohendahl, Peter Uwe
Quantity:
3.7 cubic feet
Quantity:
2.5 gigabytes
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, printed materials, research materials, computer media.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection contains course material, class notes, papers and talks by Peter and correspondence.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Cornell University. Professor Hohendahl's teaching and research interests include eighteenth to twentieth century German literature, especially Enlightenment, Vormärz (Heine, Büchner), and Modernism (Benn, Jünger); intellectual history; literary, political and social theory with emphasis on Critical Theory (Adorno, Benjamin, Habermas); comparative literature with emphasis on eighteenth and nineteenth-century European literature and philosophy; history of science with emphasis on the humanities (history of German studies, history of the university). Editor of the monograph series Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought, published by Cornell University Press.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection contains course material, class notes, papers and talks by Peter and correspondence.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hohendahl, Peter Uwe
Cornell University -- Faculty.

Subjects:
Comparative literature -- German and American
Comparative literature -- Study and teaching
German language -- Study and teaching.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to letters restricted to permission of Peter Hohendahl (Box 1 and 2).
Access to emails restricted until after death of Peter Hohendahl (electronic records).
Cite As:
Peter Uwe Hohendahl papers, #14-18-4241. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Correspondence
1965-1999
Access restrictions apply
Box 2
Correspondence
1967-1994
Access restrictions apply
Box 3
Course material
1969-1994
Box 4
Course material
1970-1986
Box 4
Papers and talks
1970-2011
Box 5
Sets of floppy disks containing essays, letters, course material, research and "literarische kultur im zeitalter des liberalismus"
Date unknown