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Uwe Wittstock  [ Germany ]

Biography

Uwe Wittstock Portrait
© Hartwig Klappert

Guest 2015.

Bibliography

Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Die Biographie

Blessing

München, 2005

Nach der Moderne

Essay zur deutschen Gegenwartsliteratur

in zwölf Kapiteln über elf Autoren

Wallstein

Göttingen, 2009

Der Fall Esra

Ein Roman vor Gericht

Kiepenheuer & Witsch

Köln, 2011

Uwe Wittstock was born in Leipzig in 1955. Literary editor of the »Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung«, 1980–1989, and editor for the S. Fischer Verlag for 10 years. He worked for »Die Welt« before becoming literature editor of »Focus« magazine in 2010. Theodor Wolff Prize for journalism, 1989. Recent publications were »Nach der Moderne« (2009, tr. After modernism), an essay on contemporary German literature, and »Der Fall Esra« (2013, tr. The case of Esra), on the limits of literary freedom.

[http://www.uwe-wittstock.de]

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