Albert-Reiner Glaap

Albert-Reiner Glaap is Professor Emeritus in the English Department at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf. His special fields of research are: Modern English and Canadian literature, contemporary drama and theatre in England, Canada and New Zealand; the teaching of English literatures at secondary school and university level; theory and practice of literary translation. He is editor of eighteen annotated editions of British, Canadian and American plays; translator of six English stage plays into German; editor of TAGS (Literary Texts for the Gymnasiale Oberstufe); co-editor of TRANSFER (Literary Translation); general editor of CSEL (Cornelsen Senior English Literature); editor of REFLECTIONS (books on the literatures in English outside Britain and the USA). He is also the author of several books on various subjects, including: Onstage and Offstage: English Canadian Drama in Discourse (1996, co-edited with Rolf Althof), Stimmen aus Kanada: 25 kanadische Dramen für deutsche Bühnen (1997), with Nicholas Quaintmere), A Guided Tour Through Ayckbourn Country (1999), and Keying in to Postcolonial Cultures: Contemporary Stage Plays in English (2003).