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Description - Friedrich Durrenmatt by Freidrich Durrenmatt

The title of this book is Friedrich Durrenmatt and is written by author Freidrich Durrenmatt. The book Friedrich Durrenmatt is published by The University of Chicago Press. The ISBN of this book is 9780226174297 and the format is Hardback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Friedrich Durrenmatt by Freidrich Durrenmatt.

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ISBN: 9780226174297
ISBN-10: 0226174298
Format: Hardback
(233mm x 162mm x mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Freidrich Durrenmatt

Friedrich Durrenmatt was born in 1921 in the village of Konolfingen, near Berne, Switzerland, and was the son of a Protestant minister. During World War II he studied philosophy and literature at the Universities of Berne and Zurich. He wrote prolifically and traveled widely in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, taking particular interest in human rights and the preservation of Israel. Joel Agee has translated numerous German authors into English, including Heinrich von Kleist, Rainer Maria Rilke and Elias Canetti. He is also the author of two memoirs: Twelve Years: An American Boyhood in East Germany and In the House of My Fear. In 2005 he received the Modern Language Association's Lois Roth Award for his translation of Hans Erich Nossack's The End: Hamburg 1943. Kenneth J. Northcott is professor emeritus of German at the University of Chicago. He has translated a number of books for the University of Chicago Press. Theodore Ziolkowski is the Class of 1900 Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Princeton University. He is the author of many books, including The Mirror of Justice: Literary Reflections of Legal Crises. Brian Evenson is the author of numerous works of fiction, including Altmann's Tongue, Dark Property, Father of Lies, and The Wavering Knife. He is also director of the Literary Arts Program at Brown University.

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