Emer. o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Herbert FOLTINEK (1930-2015)


  • 19th and 20th century English and American literature
  • special interest: Charles Dickens
  • Comparative literature
  • Literary theory

Selected Publications

  • Co-editor of Sprachkunst. Beiträge zur Literaturwissenschaft.
  • Imagination all Compact. How Did Charles Dickens Compose his Novels? Wien: ÖAW, 2005
  • with Christoph Leitgeb, ed. Literaturwissenschaft: interdisziplinär – intermedial. Wien: ÖAW, 2002.


  • Dr. phil., University of Vienna
  • Lector in German, University of Cambridge
  • Assistant lecturer, University of Vienna
  • Professor of English and American language and literature, University of Vienna
  • Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  •  Professor Emeritus since 1998