Frederick Peters

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Fred Peters

Lecturer, Arts and Ideas in the Humanities Program

Office Location(s): 1516 East Quad
Phone: 734.647.4351

  • About

    Frederick Peters, Lecturer IV in the Arts and Ideas Program. Education: B. A. University of Pennsylvania; M. A. English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University; M.A. German Literature and Language, Columbia University; B. Litt. Magdalen College, Oxford University; Ph.d Kings College, Cambridge University; also, one semester each at the Universities of Munich, Heidelberg, Berlin and Paris. Mellon Faculty Fellow at Harvard University. Previous teaching: Cambridge University, Columbia University, New York University, The New School for Social Research, Harvard University. Book: Robert Musil: Master of the Hovering Life (Columbia University Press). Translation: Kleist, The Prince of Homburg (New Directions). Articles and papers on Brecht, Dostoevsky, Freud, Kafka, Kleist, and Orwell.