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Written and spoken word (drama, linguistic criticism, novel, prose, short story)
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Born in Malatya in Turkey in 1946, Emine Sevgi Özdamar is an actress and director who for the last twenty years has been writing prize-winning prose and dramas not in her mother tongue but in German. She was a foreign worker in West Berlin, learnt acting in Istanbul, went on stage in East...

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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Drama, Kurzgeschichte, Prosa, Roman, Sprachkritik)

Die 1946 in Malatya, Türkei, geborene Emine Sevgi Özdamar ist Schauspielerin und Regisseurin und schreibt seit zwanzig Jahren preisgekrönte Prosa und Dramen, allerdings nicht in ihrer Muttersprache, sondern auf Deutsch. Sie war Gastarbeiterin in West-Berlin, lernte Schauspiel in...

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Sevgi Emine Özdamar

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history, home, identity, Intifada, language, politics, trauma, war
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Design and Crafts (ceramics, textiles)
Visual Arts (calligraphy, painting, text)
Written and spoken word (novel, poetry, prose)
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The Lebanese-American writer and artist Etel Adnan is a grande dame of Middle Eastern literature, a collector of worlds and languages. Having grown up in a Lebanon bridging Europe and the Arab world as the daughter of a Greek mother and a Syrian father, she moves easily among cultures and...

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Geschichte, Heim, Identität, Intifada, Krieg, Politik, Sprache, Trauma
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Bildende Kunst (Kalligraphie, Malerei, Text)
Design & Kunstgewerbe (Keramik, Textilien)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Prosa, Roman)

Die libanesisch-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Künstlerin Etel Adnan ist eine Grande Dame der Nahost-Literatur, eine Welten- und Sprachensammlerin. Aufgewachsen in einem von westlichen und arabischen Einflüssen geprägten Libanon als Tochter einer griechischen Mutter und eines...

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Etel Adnan

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love, myth, nature, socialism
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Written and spoken word (novel, tale)
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The works of the writer Chingiz Aitmatov, born in Sheker (Kyrghistan) in 1928, are characterised by the tensions and contradictions that lie between tradition and the modern age – between Kyrghisian myths, tribal culture and the new social system, between shamanism and industrialisation. Aitmatov...

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Tschingis Aitmatow

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desert, gender
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Written and spoken word (novel, story)
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ARTIST STATEMENT/ POSTCARD PROJECT OF THE HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2007 ´What is writing, is it life, is it the life or is it the life the writer is writing. How is it, when the writer does not get recognition or success - how will be his life, how will it look like? How he can stand to himself...

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Gender, Wüste
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Erzählung, Roman)

Miral Al-Tahawi, geboren 1968 in Sharqiya in Ägypten, wuchs in einer Beduinenfamilie auf. Sie studierte Literaturwissenschaft und arbeitet gegenwärtig als Lehrbeauftragte an der Universität in Kairo. Ihre erste Erzählsammlung „Riem al-barari al-mostahila“ („Die...

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civil war, conflict, homeland, humanity, migration, tradition, war
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Written and spoken word (novel, short story)
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He was blown away, says Daniel Alarcón. It was incredibly exciting, kind of amazing. He found his name on the longlist of the International Literature Award of the House of World Cultures and the Stiftung Elementarteilchen along with thirteen others, including authors he has admired for...

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Bürgerkrieg, Heimat, Konflikt, Krieg, Menschlichkeit, Migration, Tradition
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kurzgeschichte, Roman)

Einfach umgehauen hat es ihn, sagt Daniel Alarcón. Unglaublich aufregend sei es, irgendwie fantastisch. Auf der Longlist des Internationalen Literaturpreises vom Haus der Kulturen der Welt und der Stiftung Elementarteilchen fand er seinen Namen inmitten von 13 anderen wieder. Darunter...

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Daniel Alarcón

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democracy
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German text version only

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Demokratie
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Erzählung, Roman)

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Yuri Andrukhovych is a novelist, essayist and a poet - one of the leading Ukrainian prose writers of today. He is a postmodernist author, who has radically renewed Ukrainian poetry. Andrukhovych is also famous from his participation in the Orange Revolution and, quite surprisingly, as one of the...

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Yuri Andrukhovych

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Crossroads:
Alltag, Zensur
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kurzgeschichte, Märchen, Roman)
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Farchondeh Aqa´i, geboren 1956 in Teheran, ist Soziologin und Schriftstellerin. Ihre Erzählungen und Romane handeln vom Alltagsleben in Iran, das sie mit Genauigkeit und einem Gefühl für den „richtigen Moment“ schildert.

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Farchondeh Aqa'i

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human rights, Islam, marxism, racism
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Written and spoken word (novel, play, poetry)
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Amiri Baraka, born in 1934 in Newark, New Jersey (USA), is said to be the founding father of the black arts movement. As a poet, playwright and novelist he has played a leading role in shaping Afro-American arts in the last four decades. He has also been active on behalf of civil rights and has...

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Islam, Marxismus, Menschenrechte, Rassismus
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Roman, Theaterstück)

Amiri Baraka, geboren 1934 in Newark, New Jersey (USA), gilt als Gründervaters des Black Arts Movement. Als Lyriker, Theaterautor und Romancier hat er die afroamerikanische Kunst der letzten vier Jahrzehnte entscheidend mitgeprägt. Gleichzeitig war er in der Bürgerrechtsbewegung...

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colonialism, dictatorship, dream, gender, Islam, post-colonialism, sexuality
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Tahar Ben Jelloun, whose work has been translated into numerous languages, is considered the most important writer of Francophone literature from the Maghreb.  He was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1987 for his novel, "The Sacred Night.” Ben Jelloun moved to Paris in 1971, where he is...

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Diktatur, Gender, Islam, Kolonialismus, Postkolonialismus, Sexualität, Traum
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Essay, Gedicht, Roman)

Der 1944 in Fes, Marokko, geborene Tahar Ben Jelloun gilt als der bedeutendste Vertreter der französischsprachigen Literatur aus dem Maghreb, dessen Werk in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt wurde. Für seinen Roman „Nacht der Unschuld“ wurde er 1987 mit dem Prix Goncourt ausgezeichnet....

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Tahar Ben Jelloun