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Graeme Dunphy (born: 1961) is a British professor of translation.
Dunphy was born in Glasgow in 1961. He studied German at Stirling between 1979 and 1984, and Hebrew and Old Testament at the University of St Andrews between 1984 and 1987. He completed his PhD in medieval German literature in 1998.
Dunphy is currently a professor of translation at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt. He was formerly lecturer in English at the University of Regensburg from 1993 till 2013, and also taught at the Open University and the University of London via the open access programme.
His work focuses primarily on German world chronicles, such as the Annolied, Kaiserchronik, Jans der Enikel, Christherre-Chronik, and Rudolf von Ems, among others. He has also worked on German Baroque literature (Martin Opitz and Melchior Goldast) and modern migrant literature (Meera Syal, Rafik Schami, Sevtap Baycılı, Halil Gür, Şinasi Dikmen, and Django Asül).
Awards and honours
His notable books include:
- Daz was ein michel wunder: The Presentation of Old Testament Material in Jans Enikel's Weltchronik, Göppinger Arbeiten zur Germanistik 650, Göppingen: Kümmerle, 1998. [350 pages].
- History as Literature: German World Chronicles of the Thirteenth Century in Verse. Excerpts from: Rudolf von Ems, Weltchronik; The Christherre-Chronik; Jans Enikel, Weltchronik, Medieval Texts in Bilingual Editions vol. 3, Kalamazoo: University of Michigan Press, 2003. [186 pages].
- Opitz's Anno: The Middle High German Annolied in the 1639 Edition of Martin Opitz, Glasgow: Scottish Papers in Germanic Studies, 2003. [189 pages].
- Hybrid Humour: Comedy in Transcultural Perspectives (with Rainer Emig), Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2010. [192 pages].
- The Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, 2 vols., Leiden: Brill, 2010. [1832 pages].
- A History of Youth by Michael Mitterauer.
- "Graeme Dunphy". Graeme Dunphy. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- "Fakultät für angewandte Natur- und Geisteswissenschaften" [Faculty of Applied Sciences and Humanities]. University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (in German). Retrieved 1 June 2020.
- "Professor Graeme Dunphy". The Medieval Chronicle Society. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- Voges, Jessica (2013). "Hybrid Humour: Comedy in Transcultural Perspectives ed. by Graeme Dunphy and Rainer Emig (review)". Comparative Literature Studies. 50 (3): 551–554.
- Jeep, John M. (2011). "Reviewed Work: The Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Graeme Dunphy, 2 vols". Mediaevistik. 24: 381–383. JSTOR 42587264.
- Tilly, Louise A. (1995). "Michael Mitterauer. A History of Youth. Translated by Graeme Dunphy". History of Education Quarterly. 35 (2): 208–209. doi:10.2307/369646.