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The Life of Michael Ende

Michael Ende   von Stefan Havlik The freedom of fantasy - on the 25th anniversary of Michael Ende's death On September 1, 1995, the "Reigen seliger Geister" ("Circle of Blessed Spirits") resounds in Munich's Waldfriedhof: In Christoph Willibald Gluck's opera...

The Life of Ludwig Ganghofer

Ludwig Ganghofer       by Stefan Havlik Bavaria as a counter world - on the 100th anniversary of Ludwig Ganghofer's death July 1920: Ludwig Thoma, the Bavarian writer, who himself became a political aberrator in the turmoil after the end of World War I,...

The elegance of the hedgehog

The elegance of the hedgehog Most authors try to tell us a nice story. They concentrate on the structure, take care of the plot and their language. And if they are good, they show us a coherent world in which we can immerse ourselves.Then there are a few authors who...

The life of Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Lagerlöfby Janin PisarekSelma Lagerlöf (1858-1940) is probably one of Sweden's most famous writers. Her contraasting works, influenced by the oral narrative tradition, belong to world literature. She was the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature...
The elegance of the hedgehog

The elegance of the hedgehog

The elegance of the hedgehog Most authors try to tell us a nice story. They concentrate on the structure, take care of...

The life of Selma Lagerlöf

The life of Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Lagerlöfby Janin PisarekSelma Lagerlöf (1858-1940) is probably one of Sweden's most famous writers. Her...

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