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Günter Grass

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Diplomacy
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Director Volker Schlöndorff created a masterpiece with his 1979 adaptation of Günter Grass's novel The Tin Drum; having made a definitive anti-war film, it's surprising to see him return to the subject some 35 years later. However Diplomacy quickly ...

1999 Nobel Prize Literature Winner Günter Grass News

Differences persist between eastern and western Germany
Al Jazeera America
Only a few hard-bitten critics, like the novelist Günter Grass and followers of the democratic socialist Left Party, remain unconvinced of its virtues. Yet statistics show that in many areas, vast discrepancies still exist between the east and the west ...

1999 Nobel Prize Literature Winner Günter Grass News

Building Jewish Life on the Rubble of the Berlin Wall
Jewish Daily Forward
Margaret Thatcher feared it just as much as the German Jews did. The writer Günter Grass and other left-wing intellectuals thought that two democratic Germanys would be better than one. But in the end there was no other option but unification. On ...

1999 Nobel Prize Literature Winner Günter Grass News

The death of German writer Siegfried Lenz (1926-2014)
World Socialist Web Site
Although he received numerous awards and accolades, unlike his colleagues and contemporaries Heinrich Böll (1917-1985) and Günter Grass (born 1927), he was not awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Lenz grew up in the East Prussian city of Lyck, now ...



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