Farkas Gyula, or Julius von Farkas (27 September 1894, Kismarton/Eisenstadt, Sopron megye - 12 July 1958, Göttingen) was a Hungarian literary historian and Finno-Ugric linguist.
In the 1920s he was a coworker of Robert Gragger (1887-1926) at the Hungarian Institute of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Berlin.
During World War II he was head of the German-Hungarian Society.
He founded the Finno-Ugric seminar at the University of Göttingen in 1947.
He wrote over 19 books dealing with various aspects of Hungarian literature and language, including titles published in German and Hungarian.
Literary works 
- Die Entwicklung der ungarischen Literatur, 1934
- Der ungarische Vormärz Petöfis Zeitalter. 1943 (held in 13 US libraries)
- Geschichte der ungarischen Literaturwissenschaft, 1944
- "The Sign of a Story" review of Petra Török's (ed) 'A határ és a határolt. A magyar irodalom létformáiról [The Boundary and the Bounded Off: Meditations on the Miodes of Being of Hungarian Literature]". Budapest Review of Books, Feb. 3, 1999.  ("a very thorough account of the relations between Gyula Farkas...")
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