U.S. silent as China arrests Protestant
U.S. silent as China arrests Protestant pastor and members of congregation ThinkProgressIn addition to the ongoing massive round up and detention of Muslim minority Uighurs in government-built internment camps, China has also detained a ...
Posted on 10 December 2018 | 12:00 am
Alfred Döblin: 'Berlin Alexanderplatz' -
Alfred Döblin: 'Berlin Alexanderplatz' Deutsche WelleA picturesque novel — like a film, like a song. It's the first German urban novel. And a story of a man who is constantly landing flat on his face — until, one day, ...
Posted on 8 October 2018 | 12:00 am
Revisiting the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in
Revisiting the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in film Deutsche WelleThe uprising by Jewish people entrapped in the Warsaw Ghetto 75 years ago has been well documented in art and literature. Here, a look at how the event has ...
Posted on 19 April 2018 | 12:00 am
Don't blame BDS: Why the world isn't holding
Don't blame BDS: Why the world isn't holding its breath for the next big Israeli author HaaretzThe list of translated Israelis is enormous, and the occupation doesn't even sour the mood with some readers. Still, the U.S., British and Scandinavian markets ...
Posted on 14 April 2018 | 12:00 am
Poland's Legislated Antisemitism - Jacobin
Poland's Legislated Antisemitism Jacobin magazineIn 2006, the Sejm, Poland's lower house of parliament, passed a law which stated: “Whoever publicly accuses the Polish Nation of participation in, ...
Posted on 24 March 2018 | 12:00 am
Icon of theater Ariane Mnouchkine receives
Icon of theater Ariane Mnouchkine receives Goethe Prize DW (English)Ariane Mnouchkine has always wanted to be in close contact with her audience. For over 50 years, the now 78-year-old theater director has been welcoming the ...
Posted on 28 August 2017 | 12:00 am
Doyen of German music critics has died -
Doyen of German music critics has died Slipped DiscJoachim Kaiser is no more. He was 88. An East Prussian who lived in Stuttgart, he wrote a popular guide to pianists. Valdimir Askenazy said of him: ' His ...
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 12:00 am
Frank Auerbach: Berlin Yet to Salute Native
Frank Auerbach: Berlin Yet to Salute Native Artist Handelsblatt Global EditionAfter fleeing Nazi Germany as a child, Frank Auerbach grew up to be one of Britain's most celebrated painters. But his hometown of Berlin has yet to honor his ...
Posted on 25 January 2016 | 12:00 am
German literary critic Hellmuth Karasek dies
German literary critic Hellmuth Karasek dies Deutsche WelleAuthor and literary critic Hellmuth Karasek has died, aged 81. He was one of Germany's most celebrated commentators for literature and culture.
Posted on 30 September 2015 | 12:00 am
Deutschland 83: Scandinavian TV takes a
Deutschland 83: Scandinavian TV takes a backseat as new show ushers in golden age for German TV dramas The IndependentIt is the unlikeliest of television triumphs. For decades, German TV drama was seen as reflecting the kind of cultural tastes that made David Hasselhoff a nation's ...
Posted on 15 May 2015 | 12:00 am
A final drumbeat - The death of Günter
A final drumbeat - The death of Günter Grass The EconomistTHE writer Günter Grass, who died earlier today at a clinic in the city of Lübeck, occupied near-papal status in German letters.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:00 am
Frank Schirrmacher - obituary -
Frank Schirrmacher - obituary Telegraph.co.ukFrank Schirrmacher was a German writer and intellectual with a knack for tapping into public anxieties.
Posted on 23 June 2014 | 12:00 am
Frank Schirrmacher, German Newspaper
Frank Schirrmacher, German Newspaper Publisher, Dies at 54 New York TimesBERLIN — Frank Schirrmacher, a co-publisher of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and one of Germany's most prominent and forceful intellectuals, died on ...
Posted on 14 June 2014 | 12:00 am
Marcel Reich-Ranicki - Marcel Reich-Ranicki
Marcel Reich-Ranicki - Marcel Reich-Ranicki The EconomistTHEY called him Literaturpapst, the “literature-pope”. For all his dislike of lazy metaphors, he did not contest that one. Marcel Reich-Ranicki revelled in ...
Posted on 28 September 2013 | 12:00 am
Marcel Reich-Ranicki, literary commentator,
Marcel Reich-Ranicki, literary commentator, 1920-2013 Financial TimesIt is hard to think of a country other than Germany where a literary critic could become a national hero. Marcel Reich-Ranicki was just that: unashamedly ...
Posted on 27 September 2013 | 12:00 am
Marcel Reich-Ranicki: Widely admired
Marcel Reich-Ranicki: Widely admired literary critic The IndependentMarcel Reich-Ranicki was Germany's most influential postwar literary critic and a survivor of the Holocaust. The author of almost 50 books. including works on ...
Posted on 22 September 2013 | 12:00 am
Marcel Reich-Ranicki, German literary
Marcel Reich-Ranicki, German literary critic, dies at 93 Washington PostMr. Reich-Ranicki survived the Warsaw Ghetto and became a leading German literary critic.
Posted on 22 September 2013 | 12:00 am
Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Literary Critic, Is
Marcel Reich-Ranicki, Literary Critic, Is Dead at 93 New York TimesMarcel Reich-Ranicki, a survivor of the Warsaw ghetto who left Poland to become a powerful cultural figure in postwar Germany as a distinguished literary critic ...
Posted on 18 September 2013 | 12:00 am
Israel bans Günter Grass for "What
Israel bans Günter Grass for "What Must Be Said" World Policy InstituteBy Glenn Petersen. A new poem by Günter Grass has stirred up the sort of controversy poetry ordinarily doesn't attract. Since its publication in the German ...
Posted on 12 April 2012 | 12:00 am
Israel Bars Günter Grass Over Poem - New
Israel Bars Günter Grass Over Poem New York TimesIsrael's interior minister said Sunday that Günter Grass, a well-known German author, was not welcome in the country because of his controversial poem about ...
Posted on 8 April 2012 | 12:00 am
newcriterion: There is no American
newcriteri#^*%: There is no American counterpart to Germany’s critical impresario, Marcel Reich-Ranicki. https://t.co/ulfXRmtJRI
Posted on 18 April 2019 | 7:45 pm