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Writing is the food of the gods

from 12.10.2005

Telling stories is not in Friederike Mayröcker's nature. For the woman who was born in Vienna in 1924, the year Kafka died, writing has always been a kind of "writing-distress-blessedness". Some 60 books on, little has changed. Mayröcker doesn't use language as an instrument of linear communication. It is more about what she called in the ...

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