Horst Steinmetz, born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1934. Ph.D. from Universität Hamburg. Professor of German Literature at Leiden University.
Fellow (1 September 1973 – 31 July 1974)
Extensive conceptualisation of a history of German literature in the 18th century. Research on the differences between the reception of literature by the reader on the one hand and the literary interpreters on the other.