Literature

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...

Ludwig Ganghofer

Ludwig Ganghofer   von 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, long since a...

To the 100th birthday of Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski   von Stefan Havlik America, at the bottom - for the 100th birthday of Charles BukowskiParis, 1978: A 58-year-old American author, scarred by life, is the guest of the renowned literary programme "Apostrophes" on French television. After a few...

In the Würzburg Love Garden

In the Würzburg Love Garden von Elisabeth Schinagl I owe this story to a dear young friend of mine. Together with her girlfriend she visited the Grashof of the cloister in the Würzburger Neustift, the so-called Lusamgärtlein, a small, romantically shielded square,...
Ludwig Ganghofer

Ludwig Ganghofer

Ludwig Ganghofer   von Stefan Havlik Bavaria as a counter world - on the 100th anniversary of Ludwig Ganghofer's...

In the Würzburg Love Garden

In the Würzburg Love Garden

In the Würzburg Love Garden von Elisabeth Schinagl I owe this story to a dear young friend of mine. Together with her...

Radetzky March

Radetzky March

Radetzky March One of the issues I am concerned with is the apparent inability of modern man to approach others...

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Man and Dog

Man and Dog

Man and Dog In our world it has become difficult to imagine a fulfilled life at all. We are so cut off from our roots,...

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The memorial palace

The memorial palace

The memorial palace von Thomas Stiegler I personally love the idea of being a reader. To occupy myself with words that...

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The White Tiger

The White Tiger

The White Tiger Is it really true that we pity the poor? Doesn't the prevailing worldview suggest that we should...

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Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf "Der Steppenwolf" was the first "real" book I read in my youth. I remember a neighbour of mine slipped it...

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Hesse Poems

Hesse Poems

Hesse Poems Today I would like to talk a little about the lyrical work of Hesse. But I must confess in advance that I...

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Klingsors last summer

Klingsors last summer

Klingsors last summer It is good to experience such a wonderful autumn. If you have some time, I want to invite you on...

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