Oskar Schade

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Oskar Schade (March 25, 1826 – December 30, 1906) was a German philologist and Germanist born in Erfurt.

In 1860 he received his habilitation at Halle, and from 1863 to 1906 was a professor at the University of Königsberg.

He was the author of the influential Altdeutsches Wörterbuch (Old German Dictionary), and with August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben (1798-1874), was co-editor of the Weimarisches Jahrbuch für deutsche Sprache, Literatur und Kunst (Weimar Annals of German language, literature and art). Other noted works by Schade include:

  • Geistliche Gedichte des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts vom Niederrhein (Spiritual poems from the 14th and 15th century of the Lower Rhine), 1854.
  • Satiren und Pasquille aus der Reformationszeit (Pasquille and satire from the time of the Reformation), 1863.
  • Deutsche Handwerkslieder, 1865.

References[edit]

  • Matthias Janssen: Oskar Schade (1826-1096). In: Jahrbuch der Albertus-Universität Königsberg Bd. XXIX (1994). Hg. von Dietrich Rauschning und Donata v. Nerée. S. 185-202.
  • Matthias Janssen: Jacob Grimm und einer seiner Schüler. Der Briefwechsel mit Oskar Schade. In: Brüder Grimm Gedenken 13 (1999), S. 105-120.
  • Matthias Janssen: Oskar Schade. In: Internationales Germanistenlexikon 1800-1950. Hrsg. von Christoph König. Berlin 2003. Bd. 3, S. 1574-1576.
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