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By M.A. Orthofer

Arno Schmidt (1914-1979) was once probably the most impressive writers of the 20 th century. regardless of a lot of his paintings being on hand in English, his centenary handed approximately unremarked within the usa and England – to the disgruntlement of these who widespread the legendary Literary Saloon. In his honor and reminiscence, the night of 18 January – Schmidt’s birthday – used to be dedicated to dialog introducing the writer and his paintings – a fictional centennial colloquy solely within the spirit of the nice guy himself.

Biography, an account of his translations and his well-known ‘Radio Dialogs’, his early fiction, after which the towering Zettel’s Traum (‘Bottom’s Dream’) and his nice ultimate works, in addition to his legacy: every little thing is roofed in those pages.

Arno Schmidt: a centennial colloquy is the precise advent to this immense of German letters, and his extraordinary work.

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