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Polskie Ziemie Odzyskane w pracach bibliograficznych Herberta Ristera (1908—1993)
Poland’s Regained Territories in bibliographic works by Herbert Rister (1908—1993)

Author(s): Agnieszka Bajor
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Summary/Abstract: The article presents an academic profile of Herbert Rister, one of postwar Western-German bibliographer associated with Johann Gottfried Herder’s Institute in Margburg.Reister is the author of several dozen bibliographies, the topic of which concerns the areaslost by Germans as a result of postwar establishments. His bibliographic interests coveredamong others Silesia, Wielkopolska and Poznań area, Pomerania and Lubuskie province, aswell as Polish-German relations. Bibliographic records, created in the beginning from the perspectiveof a revisionistic policy, have still been an outstanding supplement to territorybibliographies created in Poland. Because of that, the attention was paid to the scope ofReister’s bibliographies, the choice of materials, but also lacks in valuable Polish writingslisted in Polish academic criticism. The researcher highlights the role of Reister’s bibliographyfor a Polish receiver of these lists.

  • Page Range: 55-67
  • Page Count: 13
  • Publication Year: 2012
  • Language: Polish