Feilchenfeldt comes from a Jewish family who emigrated from Berlin to Switzerland during National Socialism . His mother was the photographer and art dealer Marianne Breslauer . His father, the art dealer Walter Feilchenfeldt , had him portrayed by Oskar Kokoschka together with his brother Walter in 1954 .
Feilchenfeldt studied literature and history and taught first as a private lecturer and later as a professor at the University of Munich.
His research and publication focuses include the history of the Jews in Germany, romanticism and exile literature . He published in particular on Clemens Brentano , Philipp Otto Runge , Rahel Varnhagen and Karl August Varnhagen von Ense , and also on Bertolt Brecht and Oskar Maria Graf .
- Viewing time as an attitude towards life. Studies on Varnhagen von Ense (1970)
- Varnhagen as historian (1971)
- Clemens Brentano / Philipp Otto Runge: Correspondence (1974)
- Bertolt Brecht. Drumming in the Night (1976)
- Rahel Library (1983; co-editor)
- Clemens Brentano: Complete Works and Letters. Historical-critical edition (1985; co-editor)
- German exile literature 1933–1945 (1986)
- Intersection Romanticism (1997, together with Wolfgang Bunzel and Walter Schmitz )
- Karl August Varnhagen von Ense: Works in five volumes (1987–1990, editor)
- Romanticism and Exile: Festschrift for Konrad Feilchenfeldt. Edited by Claudia Christophersen and Ursula Hudson-Wiedenmann. In collaboration with Brigitte Schillbach, Königshausen & Neumann, Würzburg 2004 (therein bibliography K. Feilchenfeldt, pp. 563–589)
- Literature by and about Konrad Feilchenfeldt in the catalog of the German National Library
- Konrad Feilchenfeldt on the website of the LMU Munich
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swiss-German literary scholar|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 20, 1944|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Zurich|