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Gaby Divay
410 Elmhurst Rd
Winnipeg, MB R3R 0T9
Phone: 204-832 2179
Institutional Address: 208A Bldg Dafoe
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
E-mail: divay@cc.umanitoba.ca
Title: Senior Scholar, Archives & Special Collections
Geographical Areas: Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland; France)
Subjects: Humanities; German Studies; French Renaissance Studies; German-American Studies
Tasks [pre-2013]: Collection Development, German Liaison & Rare Book Librarian, Literary Mss Curator, Reference
Languages used: French, German, Italian, [Latin]
Abitur, Gymnasium Curschmannstrasse, Hamburg
BA & MA, Laval University, Quebec City - French Philology & Linguistics
MLS, McGill University, Montreal
Ph.D, Laval University, Quebec City - Renaissance Studies (Montaigne)
MA, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg - German Studies (ed. of Grove/Greve's complete Poems/Gedichte, e-Ed. 2007)
ACRL: WESS (European Studies); RBMS (Rare Books & Manuscripts); LES (Lit. in English); IRRT (International Relations)
FPG (Greve/Grove) & FrL (Else von Freytag-Loringhoven) ; European intellectual history; Reception history; FPG's Translations of Gide & H. G. Wells ; German, French & Italian Publishers, 16th cent. ; Sebastian Brant, Bergmann von Olpe & Albrecht Durer, ca. 1490 ; German Publishing, ca. 1900 ; Art & Architecture (A. Endell in Dachau, Munich & Berlin) ; Literary Groups & Stefan George ; dada in New York (FrL & Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, The Little Review, etc.) ; 1920s Berlin, Paris ; Autobiography (Goethe; FPG; FrL) ; The Renaissance ; Montaigne (Francis Bacon, Translator of the Essays' '; Influence on Goethe, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche; Classical & Contemporary Sources ; Skepticism) ; Neo-Kantianism & Hume ; German-Americans, 1880-1920 ; Exile literature.
Digital Projects:
- FPG (Greve/Grove) & FrL (Freytag-Loringhoven) WEBSITE
- e-Editions of FPG's AUTOBIOGRAPHIES A Search for America (1927) & In Search of Myself (1946)
- e-Editions of FrL's AUTOBIOGRAPHY (ca. 1924/5, from the Typescript prepared by Djuna Barnes, at the UMaryland; in progress)
- e-Edition of Greve/Grove's & "Fanny Essler's" POETRY: Poems/Gedichte(e-Ed., UMA 2007)
- Centennial e-Edition of FPG & FrL's 1904/5 "Fanny Essler" POEMS(German+Eng., UMA 2005)
- Video Proceedings of the International Anniversary Symposium "In Memoriam FPG: 1879-1948-1998"
- Greve's German TRANSLATIONS Collection
- Grove's PERSONAL LIBRARY Collection
- [under construction]: Dysart Collection of RARE BOOKS & Manuscript (incl. 9 mss & 16 Incunabula)
- LCMND, The Linguistic Circle of Manitoba & North Dakota:
LCMND Website and LCMND e-Journal
- gd's UManitoba Website
- dedicated FPG & FrL Research website (under construction)

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