Sondrup, Steven P.

A professor of comparative literature at BYU, Steven Sondrup graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah with an honors BA in German in 1968 and later earned his MA and PhD from Harvard University with an emphasis in modern German and Scandinavian literature. With speaking or reading ability in nine languages, he has published two books on Hugo von Hofmannsthal, numerous reviews and articles examining various aspects of nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, and a number of translations. As executive secretary of the Association for Mormon Letters since its founding, he has broadened his interests to include Mormon literary documents and was awarded the 1979 AML prize for critical writing for his article, “The Literary Dimensions of Mormon Autobiography.”

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