Professor Dr. Gero von Wilpert (13 March 1933 – 24 December 2009) was a German author and professor for German Literature at the University of Sydney. Wilpert was born in Tartu (Dorpat), Estonia. Like all Baltic Germans, he was forced to leave Estonia after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the takeover of the country by the Soviet Union (1939–40). From 1953 to 1957 he studied at the University of Heidelberg, where he was at times a docent. He then settled near Stuttgart to work as independent author and lecturer. Von Wilpert published several editions of an encyclopedia of literary descriptions Sachwörterbuch der Literatur. He also wrote a comprehensive Lexicon of World Literature and earlier had published a German Literature in Illustrations and a Journal on Schiller.

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  • Professor Dr. Gero von Wilpert (13 March 1933 – 24 December 2009) was a German author and professor for German Literature at the University of Sydney. Wilpert was born in Tartu (Dorpat), Estonia. Like all Baltic Germans, he was forced to leave Estonia after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the takeover of the country by the Soviet Union (1939–40). From 1953 to 1957 he studied at the University of Heidelberg, where he was at times a docent. He then settled near Stuttgart to work as independent author and lecturer. Von Wilpert published several editions of an encyclopedia of literary descriptions Sachwörterbuch der Literatur. He also wrote a comprehensive Lexicon of World Literature and earlier had published a German Literature in Illustrations and a Journal on Schiller. Professor Dr. Gero von Wilpert died in Sydney. (en)
  • Gero von Wilpert (* 13. März 1933 in Tartu (deutsch: Dorpat), Estland; † 24. Dezember 2009 in Sydney, Australien) war ein Literaturwissenschaftler. Wilpert studierte von 1953 bis 1957 Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft, Klassische Philologie und Philosophie in Heidelberg. Nach vieljähriger Tätigkeit als Lektor in Stuttgart (1957–1972) war er Professor für deutsche Literaturwissenschaft in Sydney. Sein Sachwörterbuch der Literatur zählt seit der ersten Auflage von 1955 zu den meistbenutzten und bekanntesten Nachschlagewerken der deutschsprachigen Literaturwissenschaft. Daneben hat er u.a. Werke zu Goethe und Schiller sowie eine Deutschbaltische Literaturgeschichte geschrieben. (de)
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  • Professor Dr. Gero von Wilpert (13 March 1933 – 24 December 2009) was a German author and professor for German Literature at the University of Sydney. Wilpert was born in Tartu (Dorpat), Estonia. Like all Baltic Germans, he was forced to leave Estonia after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the takeover of the country by the Soviet Union (1939–40). From 1953 to 1957 he studied at the University of Heidelberg, where he was at times a docent. He then settled near Stuttgart to work as independent author and lecturer. Von Wilpert published several editions of an encyclopedia of literary descriptions Sachwörterbuch der Literatur. He also wrote a comprehensive Lexicon of World Literature and earlier had published a German Literature in Illustrations and a Journal on Schiller. (en)
  • Gero von Wilpert (* 13. März 1933 in Tartu (deutsch: Dorpat), Estland; † 24. Dezember 2009 in Sydney, Australien) war ein Literaturwissenschaftler. Wilpert studierte von 1953 bis 1957 Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft, Klassische Philologie und Philosophie in Heidelberg. Nach vieljähriger Tätigkeit als Lektor in Stuttgart (1957–1972) war er Professor für deutsche Literaturwissenschaft in Sydney. (de)
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