David H. Wilson

Copyright: D. H. Wilson
Copyright: D. H. Wilson
David Henry Wilson (b. 1937) is a playwright, novelist and children’s author. His plays have been produced at many well-known theatres in Great Britain as well as abroad, and his children’s books, especially the Jeremy James series, have been translated into several languages. For many years he lectured at the universities of Bristol (England) and Konstanz (Germany), where he founded the university theatre. In addition to numerous books by Peter Sager, he has translated a wide range of subjects: literary theory by Wolfgang Iser, culture and memory by Aleida and Jan Assmann, prose and poetry by Hermann Hesse, art and architecture, history and biography, and large numbers of children’s books, including several novels by Kirsten Boie. He is married, with three grown-up children and one grandson, and lives in Taunton, Somerset.

Auswahl an übersetzten Titeln:

  • Hermann Hesse: Hymn to old age. Pushkin Press, 2011
  • Kirsten Boie: The princess plot (Skogland). Chicken House, 2009
  • Rayan Abdullah: Pictograms, icons & signs : a guide to information graphics (Piktogramme und Icons). Thames & Hudson, 2006
  • Christian Brandstätter: Wiener Werkstätte : design in Vienna 1903 – 1932 (Design der Wiener Werkstätte). Abrams, 2003
  • Horst Moser: The art directors' handbook of professional magazine design (Surprise me). Thames and Hudson, 2003
  • Norbert Kohl: Oscar Wilde : the works of a conformist rebel (Oscar Wilde). Cambridge University Press, 1989
  • Wolfgang Iser: Walter Pater : the aesthetic moment (Walter Pater). Cambridge University Press, 1987
  • Wolfgang Krönig; The Cathedral of Monreale and Norman architecture in Sicily. Flaccovio, 1966



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