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Bredella, Lothar

  1. Eva Burwitz-Melzer

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0109

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Burwitz-Melzer, E. 2012. Bredella, Lothar. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Lothar Bredella (b. 1936) is one of the most eminent scholars in the field of intercultural learning and the teaching of literature to learners of foreign languages. As a prolific writer and chairperson of a graduate school on the didactics of understanding others his influence extends far beyond Germany.


  • culture;
  • intercultural communication;
  • identity politics