March 2019


With their mixture of tenderness and objectivity, Erich Kaestner's poetry collections are today the basic stock of German poetry and their author among the most popular authors of German literature in the 20th century.

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Hanjo Kesting © Peter Köhn

Stephan Hermlin was one of the authoritative authors of the GDR literature. Lieutenant Yorck von Wartenburg is probably the first attempt to give the events of July 20, 1944, a literary form.

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