Gegenwartslyrik: Blüte in der Nische

Die junge deutsche Dichtung hat viele Talente. In der Literaturszene bekommen die Autoren zwar viel Anerkennung, im Buchhandel hat Lyrik jedoch nur selten Erfolg.<br />  more more


Two faces of Arab intellectuals

Wednesday 11 October, 2006

The Arab intellectual behaves like a despotic father. No internal family matter may be exposed to the outside world. Regardless of what the reality may be, a facade of unbroken unity must be maintained. In private talks you hear opinions that are radically different from what is published in the newspapers the next day. By Khalid al-Maaly (Image © Brigitte Friedrich, Cologne)
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