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MEYER, Jochen
Jochen Meyer was born in Uslar, Lower Saxony, in 1941 and studied German and French literature and art history, primarily in Göttingen. He worked in a library from 1971 to 1973 and received his Ph.D. in 1976 with a dissertation on the Paul Steegemann publishing house, supervised by Albrecht Schöne. Since 1993 he has been employed by the German Literary Archives; 1981 to 1992 as the director of the Cotta Archive; since 1976 also as the deputy director of the Handschriften-Abteilung [manuscript department] since 1992 as its director. He has published on Theodor Fontane, Ernst Hardt, Hans Henny Jahnn, Wilhelm Lehmann, Paul Steegemann Publishing House; he has organized exhibits (including catalogs) about Alfred Döblin, Albert Dulk, Wilhelm Raabe, Kurt Tucholsky, the publishing houses Paul Steegemann and Willi Weismann, the relationship of Berlin and the province in literary controversies around 1930, and the literature of the twentienth century.

The Departments of the German Literary Archives in Marbach: The Manuscripts (Vol. 3, No. 2)

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