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About Ekbert Faas

Background Ekbert Faas pursued his studies in Munich, Paris, Madrid, Stockholm, Rome, and London. A full professor of English Literature after completing two Ph.Ds (Dr. phil. and Dr. habil.) in Germany, he left Europe to restart his career under a … Continue reading

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Ekbert Faas has also published numerous essays, small monographs, and scholarly articles on subjects such as composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, Hindu literary classic Shakuntala by K?lid?sa, and Goethe’s Faust in diverse journals like Comparative Literature, Boundary 2, Interface (Amsterdam), London Magazine, … Continue reading

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Under Dante’s Shadow: Boccaccio, Chaucer, and the Alternative Tradition is a critical study of Catholicism’s poeta divino, largely from the perspective of minor and major fellow poets who disagreed with or parodied his works, as in Cecco d’Ascoli’s L’Acerba, Boccaccio’s … Continue reading

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