Johann Christian August Heyse

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Johann Christian August Heyse (21 April 1764, Nordhausen – 27 July 1829, Magdeburg) was a German grammarian and lexicographer. He was the father of philologist Karl Wilhelm Ludwig Heyse (1797–1855), who edited and revised several of the elder Heyse's works.[1]

From 1783 to 1786 he received his education at the University of Göttingen. He later was a schoolteacher in Oldenburg (from 1792), an academic rector in Nordhausen (from 1807) and a school director in Magdeburg (from 1819 until his death).[2]

Selected works[edit]

He is chiefly known for his work in the field of German school grammar. He wrote:

  • "Kleine theoretisch-praktische deutsche Grammatik : ein Auszug aus dem grössern Lehrbuche der deutschen Sprache" (3rd edition 1821).
  • "Theoretisch-praktische deutsche grammatik" (4th edition 1827).
  • "Leitfaden zum Unterricht in der deutschen Sprache" (twenty-fifth edition, 1885).
  • "Deutsche Schulgrammatik", (twenty-sixth edition by Otto Lyon, 1900).
  • "Allgemeines verdeutschendes und erklärendes Fremdwörterbuch : mit Bezeichnung der Aussprache und Betonung der Wörter nebst genauer Angabe ihrer Abstammung und Bildung (19th edition by Otto Lyon, 1910).[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ADB:Heyse, Karl @ Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie
  2. ^ ADB: Heyse, Johann Christian August @ Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie
  3. ^ The new international encyclopædia, Volume 10 edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
  4. ^ WorldCat Search published works by Johann Christian August Heyse