Oct. 18: Yale's Sammons to speak

German literature professor to discuss Heinrich Heine


1:24 p.m., Oct. 10, 2012--A Yale University scholar will discuss “Heinrich Heine in Modern German History, by an Eyewitness” during a presentation at 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in 203 Munroe Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Speaking will be Jeffrey Sammons, Yale’s Leavenworth Professor Emeritus of German Language and Literature.

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Sammons is the author of The Elusive Poet, Heinrich Heine: A Modern Biography and Heinrich Heine: Alternative Perspectives 1985-2000.

He is also the author of six other books on German literature, including Six Essays on the Young German Novel, Literary Sociology and Practical Criticism: An Inquiry and Friedrich Spielhagen: Novelist of Germany’s False Dawn.

The presentation is underwritten by the UD Honors Program, the dean's office, the Department of History, Jewish Studies, and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

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