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Hans-Gerd Koch

Hans-Gerd Koch, geboren 1954, Deutscher Literaturkritiker- und vermittler. Er ist in der Kafka-Forschungsstelle Wuppertal tätig. Hans-Gerd Koch, born 1954, German literary critic and editor. He works at the University Wuppertal.

Hans-Gerd Koch, geboren 1954, Deutscher Literaturkritiker- und vermittler. Er ist in der Kafka-Forschungsstelle Wuppertal tätig.

Hans-Gerd Koch, born 1954, German literary critic and editor. He works at the University Wuppertal.
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Hans-Gerd Koch, geboren 1954, Deutscher Literaturkritiker- und vermittler. Er ist in der Kafka-Forschungsstelle Wuppertal tätig.

Hans-Gerd Koch, born 1954, German literary critic and editor. He works at the University Wuppertal.

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The Editorial Department?! / Lektorat?!

Writers have never been perfect at grammar or spelling: they didn’t need to be, they could rely on their editors and proof-readers to knock their text into shape. These days, many people, including publishing staff, think the spell-checker on their computer does the job. But, even if it’s properly used, it still requires the writer, for his or her part, to have enough knowledge to accept or reject any changes it makes. Disregard this requirement and classic errors creep in: an automatic ‘search and replace’ correction can give you ‘who’ where it ought to be ‘whom’.