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Pascal, Roylocked

MA, LittD; FBA 1970

Born 28 Feb. 1904; s of C. S. Pascal and Mary Edmonds, Birmingham; m 1931, Feiga Polianovska; two d; died 24 Aug. 1980

Professor of German, Birmingham University, 1939–69


King Edward’s Sch., Birmingham; Pembroke Coll., Cambridge (Scholar; Hon. Fellow 1976). Studied at Berlin and Munich; Fellow of Pembroke Coll., Cambridge, 1929–34 and 1936–39


Director of Modern Language Studies at Pembroke College, 1936–39; Lecturer in German in the University of Cambridge, 1934–39; President, Assoc. of University Teachers, 1944–45; Chm. Conference of Univ. Teachers of German, 1960–61. Hon. LLD Birmingham, 1974; Hon. DLitt Warwick, 1977. Goethe Medal, 1965; Shakespeare Prize, Hamburg, 1969


Martin Luther, The Social Basis of the German Reformation, 1933; The Nazi Dictatorship, 1934; Shakespeare in Germany 1740–1815, 1937; Ed. of the German Ideology by Marx and Engels, 1938; contributor to The German Mind and Outlook, 1944–1945; Growth of Modern Germany, 1946; The German Revolution 1848, 1948; Goethe’s Faust, in Essays on Goethe, 1949; The German Sturm und Drang, 1953; Moeller van den Bruck (in The Third Reich, ed Vermeil), 1955; The German Novel, 1956; The Art of Autobiography (in Stil und Formprobleme in der Literatur, ed Böckmann), 1959; Design and Truth in Autobiography, 1960; Realism (in Spätzeiten, ed Kohlschmidt), 1962; German Literature 1500–1700, 1967; From Naturalism to Expressionism, 1973; Culture and the Division of Labour, 1974; The Dual Voice, 1977; contributions to: Presentation Vols to R. L. G. Ritchie, 1949; L. A. Willoughby, 1952; H. A. Korff, 1957; J. Boyd, 1959; W. H. Bruford, 1962; K. Hoppe, 1962; P. Böckmann, 1964; Fr Martini, 1969; C. P. Magill 1974; Fr Beissner, 1974; R. H. Thomas, 1977; E. M. Wilkinson, 1978; Introduction to Nietzsche’s Thus Spake Zarathustra, Everyman edition, 1958; articles in Modern Language Review, Goethe Society Publications, German Life and Letters


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