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Karl Elze (1821–1889)

Elze, Karl (elts’ė). A German historian of literature (1821–89); born at Dessau. His specialty was English literature; he was professor of English philology in the University of Halle (1875–89). One of his first works was compiling a ‘Treasury of English Song.’ He produced critical editions of Shakespeare and other English dramatists, and wrote biographies of Byron and other English authors. Specially noteworthy is his ‘Outline of English Philology.’ ‘Westward’ (1860) contains translations of English and American poems.