The New International Encyclopædia/Keller, Adelbert von

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The New International Encyclopædia
Keller, Adelbert von
Edition of 1905. See also Adelbert von Keller on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

KELLER, kĕl'lẽr, Adelbert von (1812-83). A German philologist, born at Pleidelsheim, and educated at Tübingen, where, after study at Paris, he became privat-docent and assistant librarian (1835). After travels in Italy and research in Italian libraries, he was professor and librarian at Tübingen until 1850, when he became president of the Litterarische Verein. In this office much of his work as editor of German works was done, while his work in Romance belongs to the earlier period. He wrote: Li Romans des sept sages (1836); Altfranzösische Sagen (last ed. 1876); a complete edition of Cervantes (1838-42); Romancero del Cid (1840); Zwei Fabliaux (1840); Diokletians Leben (1841); Li romans don chevalier au leon (1841); Gesta Romanorum (1842); with Rapp, a translation of Shakespeare (1843-40); Rómvart (1844); Altdeutsche Gedichte (1846); Alte gute Schwänke (last ed. 1846); Lieder Heinrichs von Württemberg (1849); Lieder Guillems von Burgenden (1849); Meister Altwerts Werke (1850); Italienischer Novellenschatz (1851-52); Fastnachtsspiele aus dem fünfzehnten Jahrhundert (1853-58); Ayrers Dramen (1864-65); Das deutsche Heldenbach (1867); Hans Sachs (1870-81); Tüngers Facetiæ (1875); Uhland als Dramatiker, mit Benutzung seines handscrhriftlichen Nachlasses dargestellt (1877); Das Nibelungenlied nach der Piaristenhandschrift (1880); and Verzeichnis altdeutscher Handschriften (edited by Sievers, 1890).