Peter Härtling

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Peter Härtling
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Born(1933-11-13)13 November 1933
Died10 July 2017(2017-07-10) (aged 83)
OccupationWriter, poet
Signature
Signature of Peter Haertling.jpg

Peter Härtling (13 November 1933 – 10 July 2017) was a German writer, poet, publisher and journalist. He received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his major contribution to German literature.[1] His first children's book, Und das ist die ganze Familie, was published the following year. His children's literature has often focused on social problems involving children.[2]

More reading[change | change source]

  • Burckhard Dücker, Peter Härtling, München: Beck: Verlag Edition Text und Kritik, 1983, (in German)
  • Maciej Ganczar, Romantische Künstlerfiguren in der Prosa von Peter Härtling, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015, (in German)
  • Ludvík Václavek: Peter Härtling und Olmütz. In: Lucy Topoľská und Ludvík Václavek: Beiträge zur Deutschsprachigen Literatur in Tschechien. (= Beiträge zur mährischen deutschsprachigen Literatur. Band 3). Univerzita Palackého, Olomouc 2000, ISBN 80-244-0185-1, S. 211-214.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lebensdaten von Peter Härtling" (in German). Peter Härtling. Retrieved 7 February 2010.
  2. "Peter Härtling – Hoffmann oder Die vielfältige Liebe" (in German). Perlentaucher. Retrieved 7 February 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]

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