Karl Vollmöller (philologist)

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Karl Vollmöller
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Academic work

Karl Vollmöller (16 October 1848, in Ilsfeld, Württemberg – 8 July 1922, in Dresden) was a German philologist.

He was educated in Tübingen, Bonn, Munich, Berlin, and Paris. He traveled in Spain in 1874-75 and became a lecturer in Strassburg in 1875. He was professor at Erlangen (1877–81), and then at Göttingen until 1891, when he retired, settled in Dresden, and devoted himself to Romance philology.[1]

Gravesite of Theodora Elisabeth and Karl Vollmöller at the Trinitatisfriedhof in Dresden

Works[edit]

He was editor of Kritischer Jahresbericht über die Fortschritte der romanischen Philologie, an annual compilation (Critical annual report on the progress of Romance philology; 1890 et seq.) In 1902 he founded the Die Gesellschaft für romanische Literatur.[1] He published:

  • Kürenberg und die Nibelungen (1874).
  • Poema del Cid (1879).
  • Spanische Funde (1890).
  • Beiträge zur Litteratur der Cancioneros und Romanceros (1897).
  • Rezensionsexemplar und bezahlte Rezension (1902).

Family[edit]

His nephew Karl Gustav Vollmoeller was a noted screenwriter.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Thibaut - Zycha, Volume 10 edited by Walther Killy

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