Perhaps this is the truth which can get vindicated by an anecdote revolving Gunter Grass
, the German novelist.
PEN members through the years have included Nobel laureates Mario Vargas Llosa, Nadine Gordimer, Gunter Grass
, Francois Mauriac and Liu Xiabao.
Which German novelist wrote The SOLUTIONS 10 Gunter Grass
Heinrich Boll, the novelist and future Nobel Prize winner, sent flowers to Klarsfeld, writing in the newspaper Die Zeit that Kiesinger was one of "those bourgeois Nazis who did not get their hands dirty, and who have continued, since 1945, to stroll shamelessly through German public life." Boll added that when he and his fellow writer Gunter Grass
condemned Kiesinger they merely "play[ed] the ludicrous role of 'the nation's conscience,' to be proudly displayed in other countries." Boll hoped that Klarsfeld, by contrast, might actually change the nation's mind about whether an ex-Nazi should be the head of their government.
Accompanied by a band of musicians from the UAE, France, and Lebanon, Wehbe performed a combination of songs, texts and poems by Arab and international poets and writers, including Al Mutanabbi, Rumi, Omar Khayyam, Mahmoud Darwish, Khalil Gibran and Ahlam Mosteghanemi, as well as translations of famous literary pieces by Gunter Grass
, Pablo Neruda and Federico Garcia Lorca.
WE RECENTLY opened a new show at The Everyman, an extraordinary adaptation of Gunter Grass
' famous novel, The Tin Drum (until October 14) - and it's been created by the just-as-extraordinary Kneehigh Theatre Company.
The Echo of Die Blechtrommel in Europe: Studies on the Reception of Gunter Grass
's The Tin Drum
BERLIN -- Gunter Grass
, the Nobel-winning German writer who gave voice to the generation that came of age during the horrors of the Nazi era but later ran into controversy over his own World War II past and stance toward Israel, has died.
Germany's most famous writer, Gunter Grass
, best known for his 1959 novel "The Tin Drum" but whose reputation was tarnished by his admission he had served in Hitler's Waffen SS, died Monday aged 87, his publishers said.