Terence James Reed
T. J. (Terence James) Reed (born in London in 1937) is a prominent British Germanist, an emeritus fellow of the Queen's College, Oxford and a Fellow of the British Academy; he was formerly Taylor Professor of German in the University of Oxford.
He has been a Council member of the International Goethe Society and is the President of the English Goethe Society
Reed is the author of Thomas Mann: The Uses of Tradition (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1974; 2nd ed., 1996), the first comprehensive study of Thomas Mann in English to be based on the materials of the Thomas-Mann-Archiv at the ETH Zurich; and a substantial number of other works. These include The Classical Centre: Goethe and Weimar (London, Croom Helm, 1979), Goethe (Oxford University Press, 1984) and Schiller (Oxford University Press, 1991). His Bithell memorial lecture for 1994 appeared in print and is a Festschrift marking his retirement.
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“Today we have naming of parts. Yesterday,
We had daily cleaning. And tomorrow morning,
We shall have what to do after firing. But today,
Today we have naming of parts.”
—Henry Reed (19141986)
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—William James (18421910)