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William J. Lillyman

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Professor Emeritus, German
School of Humanities

PH.D., Stanford University

Phone: (949) 824-6406
Fax: (949) 824-6416

University of California, Irvine
243 Humanities Instructional Building
Mail Code: 3150
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Romanticism, Goethe, Tieck
Academic Distinctions
Awards and Fellowships:

Garton Fellowships 1956, 1957.

Freehill Scholarship 1956.

Commonwealth Scholarship 1959, 1960.

University of Sydney Postgraduate Research Travelling Scholarships 1961, 1962.

U.C. Humanities Fellowships 1968 and 1971.

National Endowment for the Humanities Grants 1975, 1982, 1983, 1989 (for the
symposium "Postmodernism and Beyond").

Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship to Bellagio Study Center, 1988.

Extraordinarius Award of the Alumni Association of UCI, 1988.

UC Humanities Research Institute grant for the symposium "Postmodernism
and Beyond," 1989.

Research support for the Symposium "Postmodernism and Beyond" (1989) from the
American Institute of Architects, the Architecture Foundation of Orange
County, Bernards Brothers Construction, the IBI Group, and Griffin/Related
Properties, 1989.

Focused Research Program UCI 1980-1983:

Director of FRP on Goethe.

UC Humanities Research Institute, Fall 1991:

Convenor of Research Group on "The Continuance of the Classical Tradition in
Architecture and the Humanities."

1) Otto Ludwig's Zwischen Himmel und Erde. A Study of Its Artistic Structure. Stanford Studies in Germanics and Slavics III. The Hague: Mouton 1967. Pp. 190.

2) Ludwig Tieck. Vittoria Accorombona. Stuttgart: Reclam, 1973. Pp. 415.

3) (A)Otto Ludwig: Romane und Romanstudien. Munich: Carl Hanser,
1977. Pp. 756.

(B)Otto Ludwig: Romane. Stuttgart: Bertelsmann 1977. Pp. 578. Simultaneous partial printing of 3(A).
(C)Otto Ludwig: Werke in einem Band. Die Bibliothek deutscher
Klassiker, vol. 47. Gütersloh, 1982. Pp. 756. Reprint of 3(A).

4) Reality's Dark Dream. The Narrative Fiction of Ludwig Tieck.
Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter 1979. Pp. xii+159.

5) Probleme der Moderne. Studien zur deutschen Literatur von
Nietzsche bis Brecht. Festschrift für Walter Sokel. ed. by
B. Bennet, A. Kaes and W.J. Lillyman. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer
1983. Pp. 498.

6) The Irvine Goethe Symposium. Goethe's Narrative Fiction.
Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 1983. Pp. 229.

7) Horizonte. Festschrift fr Herbert Lehnert zum 65.
Geburtstag. ed. by Hannelore Mundt, Egon Schwarz and
William J. Lillyman. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer, 1990. Pp.372.

8) Critical Architecture and Contemporary Culture ed. William
J. Lillyman, Marilyn Moriarty and David Neuman.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. Pp. 213.

1) "The Function of the Leitmotifs in Otto Ludwig's
Zwischen Himmel und Erde." Monatshefte 57 (1965), 60-68.

2) "The Blue Sky: A Recurrent Symbol," Comparative Literature
21 (1969), 116-124.

3)"Reinhard Goering's Seeschlacht: The Failure of the Will,"
German Life & Letters 22 (1969), 350-358.

4) "Ludwig Tieck's Der Runenberg: The Dimensions of Reality,"
Monatshefte 62 (1970), 231-244.

5) "The Interior Monologue in James Joyce and Otto Ludwig,"
Comparative Literature 23 (1971), 45-54.

6) "The Enigma of Der blonde Eckbert: The Significance of
the End," Seminar 7 (1971), 144-55.

7) "Fouqué's Undine," Studies in Romanticism 10 (1971), 94-104.

8) "Der Erzähler und das Bild des Stromes in Franz Sternbalds
Wanderungen," Germanisch-Romanische Monatsschrift 21
(1971), 378-395.

9) "Ludwig Tieck's Vittoria Accorombona," Journal of English
and Germanic Philology 70 (1971), 468-87.

10) "Otto Ludwig," Encyclopedia Americana. New York: Americana
Corporation, 1973, vol. 17. Pp. 838-39.

11) "Ludwig Tieck's Des Lebens Überfluss: The Crisis of a
Conservative," German Quarterly 46 (1973), 393-409.

12) "Affinity, Innocence and Tragedy: The Narrator and Ottilie
in Goethe's Die Wahlverwandtschaften," German Quarterly 53
(1980), 46-63.

13) "Monasticism, Tableau Vivant and Romanticism: Ottilie in
Goethe's Die Wahlverwandtschaften," Journal of English and
Germanic Philology 81 (1982) 347-66.

14) "Analogies for Love: Goethe's Die Wahlverwandtschaften and
Plato's Symposium," in The Irvine Goethe Symposium. Goethe's
Narrative Fiction. Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 1983, Pp. 128-44.

15) "Andrea Palladio and Goethe's Classicism," Goethe Yearbook V
(1990) 85-102.

16) "The Question of the Autonomy of Art: The Origins of Goethe's Classicism and French Eighteenth-Century Neoclassical Architectural Theory." Goethe Yearbook VII (1994) 97-117.
In Progress

1) Rereading the Classics. Architecture, Literature and the Classical Tradition ed. William J. Lillyman and David Neuman.

2) Goethe's Historical Imagination." Die Wahlverwandtschaften".

1) Foreword to Second Lives. The Contemporary Immigrant/Refugee
Experience in Orange County: The Shaping of a Multi-Ethnic
Community. South Coast Plaza Repertory Publication, 1983.

1) Program for the conference entitled "Postmodernism and
Beyond: Architecture as the Critical Art of Contemporary
Culture" held in the Beckman Center of the National Academy
of Sciences, October 26-28, 1989. The Program is a 40-page
booklet containing, besides the schedule of events,
9 essays by various scholars ed. by William J. Lillyman,
Marilyn Moriarty and David Neuman.

Translation into German of René Wellek's essay "The Concept of Realism in Literary Scholarship" as "Der Realismusbegriff in der Literaturwissenschaft" in Grundbegriffe der Literaturkritik (Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart, 1965), pp. 161-182, 257-261. Reprinted in Begriffsbestimmung des Literarischen Realismus, ed. by Richard Brinkmann (Darmstadt, 1969), pp. 400-433.
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