David Pugh

David Pugh



German, LLCU

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Arts and Science



Kingston Hall 212B

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Research interests: Enlightenment, Weimar Classicism, Fascism


Ph. D. in German literature, University of Toronto, 1986
M. A. in German, King’s College, University of London, England, 1982
M.A. in Classics, St John’s College, Oxford, England, 1974


Professor Pugh teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on German language and literature and an undergraduate course on European fascism.

Professor Pugh is the author of Dialectic of Love: Platonism in Schiller's Aesthetics (Montreal/Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996) and Schiller’s Early Dramas: A Critical History. Series: Literary Criticism in Perspective. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2000, as well as numerous articles on 18th century German literature, Weimar Classicism and Heinrich Heine.


Professor Pugh teaches the following courses:
GRMN 419/LLCU 319: Roots of Fascism: Resistance to Liberalism in the 19th Century
GRMN 420/LLCU 320: Fascism in Europe: From Napoleon to Hitler
LLCU 205: Cultures of a Nation: Germany