Benno von Wiese

Rossade, K. D. (2003). Benno von Wiese. In: König, Christoph and Wägenbaur, Birgit eds. International Germanistenlexikon 1800-1950. Berlin, German: Walter de Gruyter, pp. 2025–2028.



The author have researched the history of science, scholarship and German studies, with particular focus on the career of the influential German literary scholar Benno von Wiese (1903-1987). The book on von Wiese deals with his supportive yet ambivalent role during National Socialism from 1933-1945 and how he dealt with this (personal and collective German) period in post-war Germany.

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