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'''Helmut W. Pesch''' (born [[1952]]) is a german author, translator, editor, illustrator and [[Tolkien]]-expert.  
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'''Helmut W. Pesch''' (born [[August 30]], [[1952]]) is a german author, translator, editor, illustrator and [[Tolkien]]-expert.  
  
 
Pesch studied English philology, history of art and archaeology in Cologne and later in Glasgow. In the year [[1981]] he do his doctorate to become Doctor of Philosophy. His doctoral thesis was the first german work about the fantastic literature called ''Fantasy - Theorie und Geschichte'' (Fantasy - theory and history) and was published in [[1982]].  
 
Pesch studied English philology, history of art and archaeology in Cologne and later in Glasgow. In the year [[1981]] he do his doctorate to become Doctor of Philosophy. His doctoral thesis was the first german work about the fantastic literature called ''Fantasy - Theorie und Geschichte'' (Fantasy - theory and history) and was published in [[1982]].  
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Between [[1984]] and [[1986]] he was subeditor for Science-Fiction and Fantasy at the german publishing company ''Verlagsgruppe Lübbe'', since then he works there as editor for fiction. Currently Helmut W. Pesch lives with his wife and his daughter near Cologne.
 
Between [[1984]] and [[1986]] he was subeditor for Science-Fiction and Fantasy at the german publishing company ''Verlagsgruppe Lübbe'', since then he works there as editor for fiction. Currently Helmut W. Pesch lives with his wife and his daughter near Cologne.
  
=== Translations and Works ===
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==Bibliography==
  
* [[Appendices]], [[Appendix E|Appendix E (I)]] (as ''Anhang E (I): Aussprache'', first published in the German edition of [[1991]])
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===Translations===
* [[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]] (as ''Das große Mittelerde-Lexikon'' (revised edition) [[2002]])
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* ''Elbisch - Wörterbuch'' and ''Elbisch - Lern- und Übungsaufgaben'' Bastei-Lübbe  [[2001]]/[[2004]] (two-part elvish-dictionary with exercises)
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* [[The Road to Middle-earth]] (as ''Der Weg nach Mittelerde'' [[2008]])
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* ''Das große Elbisch-Buch'' Bastei-Lübbe [[2009]] (elvish-dictionary)
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== External Links ==
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*[[1991]]: [[Appendices]], [[Appendix E|Appendix E (I)]] (as ''Anhang E (I): Aussprache'', first published in the German edition of 1991)
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*[[2002]]: [[The Complete Guide to Middle-earth]] (as ''Das große Mittelerde-Lexikon'' (revised edition))
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*[[2007]]: [[The Children of Húrin]] (as ''Die Kinder Húrins'') (co-translator [[Hans J. Schütz]])
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*[[2008]]: [[The Road to Middle-earth]] (as ''Der Weg nach Mittelerde'')
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===Original Works===
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*[[1984]]: ''[[J. R. R. Tolkien: Der Mythenschöpfer]]'' (Anthology)
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*[[1994]]: ''[[Das Licht von Mittelerde]]'' (Collection of lectures and essays)
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*[[2001]]/[[2004]]: ''Elbisch - Wörterbuch'' and ''Elbisch - Lern- und Übungsaufgaben'' (Two-part elvish-dictionary with exercises)
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*[[2009]]: ''Das große Elbisch-Buch'' (Elvish-dictionary)
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==External Links==
  
 
* [http://ardapedia.herr-der-ringe-film.de/index.php/Helmut_W._Pesch Ardapedia] (German)
 
* [http://ardapedia.herr-der-ringe-film.de/index.php/Helmut_W._Pesch Ardapedia] (German)

Revision as of 14:21, 13 June 2010

Helmut W. Pesch
Biographical information
BornAugust 30, 1952
OccupationAuthor, translator, private lecturer

Helmut W. Pesch (born August 30, 1952) is a german author, translator, editor, illustrator and Tolkien-expert.

Pesch studied English philology, history of art and archaeology in Cologne and later in Glasgow. In the year 1981 he do his doctorate to become Doctor of Philosophy. His doctoral thesis was the first german work about the fantastic literature called Fantasy - Theorie und Geschichte (Fantasy - theory and history) and was published in 1982.

Between 1984 and 1986 he was subeditor for Science-Fiction and Fantasy at the german publishing company Verlagsgruppe Lübbe, since then he works there as editor for fiction. Currently Helmut W. Pesch lives with his wife and his daughter near Cologne.

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Bibliography

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