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Gustav Körting

Gustav Körting

German philologist
Gustav Körting
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Intro German philologist
A.K.A. Густав Кёртинг, Кертинг Густав, Густав...
Was Linguist Professor Educator
From Germany
Type Academia Literature Social science
Gender male
Birth 25 June 1845, Dresden, Germany
Death 3 February 1913, Kiel, Germany (aged 67 years)
Star sign CancerCancer
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Biography

Gustav Carl Otto Körting (25 June 1845 – 1 February 1913) was a German philologist, whose specialty was focused on Romance languages and English. He was a brother of Heinrich Körting.

He was born in Dresden and taught there after four years of study at Leipzig (1863–67). From 1876 he taught classes in Romance and English philology at the Academy in Münster, and in 1892 relocated to the University of Kiel as a professor of Romance philology. In 1879 he became editor with Eduard Koschwitz of the "Zeitschrift für neufranzösische Sprache und Litteratur" and afterwards of "Französische Studien" (1881–89).

Published works

His more important works are:

  • Ueber die Quellen des Roman de Rou (1867) – On the source of the Roman de Rou.
  • Diktys und Dares: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Troja-Sage (1874) – Dictys and Dares, a contribution to the history of the Trojan legend.
  • Petrarca's Leben und Werke (1878) – Petrarch's life and work.
  • Geschichte der Litteratur Italiens (1878–84) – History of Italian literature.
  • Boccaccios Leben und Werke (1880) – Boccaccio's life and work.
  • Die Anfänge der Renaissancelitteratur in Italien (1882) – The beginnings of Renaissance literature in Italy.
  • Encyklopädie und Methodologie der romanischen Philologie (1884–88) – Encyclopedia and methodology of Romance philology.
  • Lateinisch-Romanisches Wörterbuch (third edition, 1907) – Latin-Romance dictionary.
  • Grundriss der Geschichte der englischen Litteratur (1887; fifth edition, 1910) – Outline of the history of English literature.
  • Formenlehre der französischen Sprache (1893–98) – Morphology of the French language.
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