Banat Philosopher, University Teacher, Language and Literature Scientist

Wolf, Johann, Dr.

Johann Wolf was born 12 Jun 1905 in Bozen/Bolzano (Südtirol/Österreich-Ungarn). Died 24 Sep 1982 in Timisoara/Temeswar (Rumänien).  His parents were Johann (1874-1921) Military Musician and Maria, geb. Koran (1879-1907).  He was married to Elivra, geb. Hicke (1906-1999), who was a Primary Teacher. Religion: Roman Catholic.  He lived in Temeswar in 1979.  

He was a Philosopher, Educator, University teacher, language and literature scientist.

 
Wolf, Johann, Dr. phil., Pedagog, university professor, scholar of language and literature; *12 Jun 1905 in Bozen, lived in Temeswar, +24 Sept 1982 in Temeswar.
 
Author of:

Das Schulwesen des Temeswarer Banats im 18 Jahrhundert (The educational system of the Temeswarer Banat in the XVIII century), dissertation, Vienna, 1935;

Adam Müller-Guttenbrunn, der Erzieher zur Heimat (AMG,the educator to the homeland) in: Banater Schulbote 1931/8;

Friedrich Schiller, in: Kultureller Wegweise 1955/1;

Die Revolutionsjahre im Banat (The years of revolution in the Banat), Neuer Weg Nr. 2221--2244, 1956;

Literature und Literaturunterricht, in: Neue Literatur, 1963/5; 6; 1964/2, 5;

Kurzformen volkstümlichen Erzählens (Short forms of popular storytelling).  Droll stories in the dialects of the Banat villages, in: NW, 12 Aug 1967;

Das Wort. Versuch einer interpretation von Paul Celans Gedicht "Sprachsplitter" (The word: a tentative interpretation of Paul Celan’s poem "Sprachsplitter")  in: NW, 20 Apr 1968;

Interpretation: Ingeborg Bachmanns Gedicht "Die gestundete Zeit" (Interpretation: Ingeborg Bachmanns poem "Die gestundete Zeit"), in: Hermannstädter Zeitung, 13 Dec 1968;

Krise der Kritik? Zu Fragen unserer Literaturkritik (Crisis in criticism? To the questions of our literary criticism), in NL 1968/7;

Dichtung und Musik. Gedichte von Schiller and Beethovens neunte Symphonie (Potry and music. Poems by Schiller and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony), in: NW, 12 Aug 1970;

Wie kamen im 18. Jahrhundert deutsche Kolonisten ins Banat? (How did German colonists come to the Banat in the XVIII century?), in: Forschungen zur Volks- und Landeskunde, 16, 1973/2;

Mundartliches in Goetheschen Texten (Dialectal forms in the texts of Goethe).  Einige Hinweise auf Ähnlichkeiten mit den Banater rheinfränkischen Mundarten (A few pointers to similarities with rhenano-franconian dialects of the Banat), in: FVLK 5.4., 19.4 1975;

Germanistische Studien in Rumänien bis zum Jahr 1944 (Studies in German language and literature in Romania until 1944), in: FVLK 19/1976/1;

Methodik des deutschen Sprachunterrichts (Methodology of teaching German language), 1968;

Einführung in die deutsche Philologie (mit Yvonne Lucuta) (Introduction to the German Philology), university lecture, 1973;

Sprachgebrauch - Sprachverständnis.  Ausdrucksformen und Gefüge in unserem heutigen Deutsch (Use and understanding. Forms of expression and structure in our contemporary German), 1973;

Kleine Banater Mundartenkunde (Pocket book on the dialects of the Banat), 1974. 
Über Goethes Faust (About the play Faust by Goethe); Foreword to: Johann Wolfgang Goethe: Faust, parts I and II, 1974. 
 
Editor of: Jean Paul, Flegeljahre (~Teenage years) I, II, 1976.
 

Source: Banater deutsche Autoren der Gegenwart 1980 von Edward Schneider, NBZ –Volkskalender 1980 Banat-German Authors of the Present - A bio-bibliographic list by Eduard Schneider.  Bio information translated by Nick Tullius; contributed and published by Jody McKim 19 Jan 2009.


 

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