On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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The bright side of the moon

Wednesday 26 October, 2005

Guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Korea presented a lively mix emphasising both tradition and transformation. In the absence of North Korea, politics was blended out and culture did the talking. By Andreas Breitenstein
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Please touch!

Friday 21 October, 2005

Korea is the featured country at this year's Book Fair in Frankfurt. Poet Hwang Chi Woo, head of the Korean delegation, reflects on the difference between the visual culture of Europe and the sensual culture of Korea. Where he comes from, Western aesthetic categories simply don't apply.
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Korean literature in flux

Tuesday 18 October, 2005

The country in focus at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair is Korea. Katharina Borchardt takes a look at the abundance of recently translated works and discovers a literature full of contrast and in the midst of change.
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