By M.A. Orthofer

Arno Schmidt (1914-1979) used to be 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 good guy himself.

Biography, an account of his translations and his recognized ‘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 thing is roofed in those pages.

Arno Schmidt: a centennial colloquy is the precise creation to this monstrous of German letters, and his remarkable work.

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