SCHNEIDER, Karl

SCHNEIDER, Karl. Brückrachdorf, Kr. Neuwied 18.4.1912 — Münster 26.12.1998. German Linguist, mainly Anglist and Germanist, but in his early career wrote on IE and Tocharian. Studies in 1932-36 at Giessen, Ph.D. 1936 in comparative linguistics. Two years as German Assistant at Manchester. PD 1952 Marburg. From 1954 apl. Professor at Münster, 1957 ao. and 1959 ord. of English Philology. Retired 1977.

Publications: Diss. Die Stellungstypen des finiten Verbs im urgermanischen Haupt- und Nebensatz. 70 p. Giessen 1936; Hab.diss. Die germanischen Runennamen. Versuch einer Gesamtdeutung. 1951, publ. 12+635 p. Meisenheim am Glahn 1956.

– “Beiträge zur Workunde des Tocharischen”, KZ 66, 1939, 249-253; “Zur Workunde und Grammatik des Tocharischen”, IF 47, 1940, 193-204; “Zur Workunde des Tocharischen”, IF 58, 1942, 37-50; “Zu einigen Benennungen von Teilen des menschlichen Körpers im Tocharischen”, IF 58, 1942, 169-174.

– Much on English language and literature, also on Runic.

Sources: *Sh, Watanabe, MESN 41, 1999, 1; Festschrift für K.S. Amsterdam – Philadelphia 1982 with bibliography; Wikipedia.

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