Herbert Lindenberger

Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities, Emeritus

Professor Lindenberger taught at the University of California, Riverside, at Washington University, St. Louis, before coming to Stanford in 1969 to found and be the first chair of Stanford's program in Comparative Literature.  His books have been on a wide variety of topics: Wordsworth, Georg Büchner, Georg Trakl, historical drama, critical theory, and opera.  His current project centers around his own family's history during the Holocaust. Full bio