#1499 Overall Influence

René Wellek

Czech literature reviewer


Why is this person notable and influential?

René Wellek was a Czech-American comparative literary critic. Like Erich Auerbach, Wellek was an eminent product of the Central European philological tradition and was known as a vastly erudite and “fair-minded critic of critics.”

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Charles University
Charles University

Oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic

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#321 World Rank
#4480 World Rank