John Williams

photo neededIn existographies, John Williams (c.1940-) is a Scottish existographer, German literature scholar, and Goethean scholar, noted for []

In 1987, Williams in his Goethe’s Faust, presented a thorough and lucid introduction and commentary on the whole of Goethe’s Faust. [3]

In 1998, Williams, in his The Life of Goethe, gave his opinion on a number of cyphers in Goethe’s Elective Affinities, namely: CHEM (see: CHEM cypher), OTT, TOT, Echo, and EO. [1]

In 1982, Williams was awarded a prize by the Theodor-Storm-Gesellschaft in an international competition for verse translation.

In c.2015, Williams was an honorary senior lecturer in the department of German at the University of St. Andrews. [2]

1. Williams, John R. (1998). The Life of Goethe (anagram, pg. 137; Otto anagram, pgs. 233-34). Blackwell.
2. John R. Williams –
3. Williams, John G. (1987). Goethe’s Faust. Routledge, 2020.

External links
‚óŹ John R. Williams (faculty) – University of St Andrews.

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