Werke in acht Bänden

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  • Title: Werke in acht Bänden
  • Author: Hermann Burger
  • ISBN: 9783312005611
  • Page: 310
  • Format: Hardcover
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    About the Author

    Hermann Burger

    Hermann Burger was born in 1942 in Burg, Canton of Aargau his father worked for an insurance company He enrolled at the ETH Zurich in 1962 and began studying architecture, but switched to German literature and art history in 1964 The publication of the poetry collection Rauchsignale Smoke Signals in 1967 marked the beginning of his literary career, followed by the prose collection Bork in 1970 For the next couple of years Burger focused on his career in literary studies, writing his thesis on Paul Celan and his habilitation treatise on contemporary Swiss literature He taught at universities in Zurich, Bern and Fribourg and worked as a literary editor for the Aargauer Tagblatt His academic experience is reflected in the loosely autobiographical novel Die k nstliche Mutter The Artificial Mother which won him the Conrad Ferdinand Meyer Preis in 1980 It was dedicated to his wife and its first edition has the dedication F r Anne Marie.Burger s first major novel Schilten Schulbericht zuhanden der Inspektorenkonferenz Schilten School Report for the Attention of the Inspectors Conference was published in 1976 and made into a movie by Swiss film director Beat Kuert in 1979 It is about a teacher who has to tell the conference of inspectors about the development of his pupils, but speaks about death cult, graveyards and burials in a very detailed way Archetypes of this novels are Franz Kafka and Thomas Bernhard Burger mixes reality and fiction, and the one reads about him, the one finds out, that Burger writes about himself, his own suffering.He won the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize in 1985 for his story Die Wasserfallfinsternis von Badgastein The Waterfall Eclipse of Badgastein 1988, a changing of publishers from S Fischer to Suhrkamp took place in a spectacular way.The novel Brenner in two volumes, four were planned , shows a protagonist wrapped in cigar smoke, who tells his life Burger himself was a cigar smoker and descendant of cigar producers Volume 1 has exactly 25 capitles, like a cigar box contains 25 cigars Each capitle s name contains the name of a famous cigar brand The second capitle announces the author s suicide intention A red Ferrari is bought, because saving money no longer makes sense It is about the divorce and the grief about having no contact to his two kids Burger s last lessor was emeritus historian Jean Rudolf von Salis J r me von Castelmur Bondo in the novel The last months of Burger s life and a review on his 46 years are described detailed in this roman a clef, he describes all coining persons under changed names.Burger s depressive and desperate moods grew with his literary acclaim, leading him to write the Tractatus logico suicidalis 1988 , a collection of aphorisms advocating suicide The 1046 aphorisms are about the sentence Gegeben ist der Tod, bitte finden Sie die Lebensursache heraus Death is given, please finde the cause of life The title remembers Ludwig Wittgenstein s Tractatus Logico Philosophicus The book about suicide was viewed by the critics with sarcasm, and the seriousity of his suicide plans were not recognized On February 28, 1989 he committed suicide in Brunegg by taking an overdose of sleeping pills Not until Burger s death the critics saw similarities to Jean Am ry and his book Hand an sich legen that Burger knew.Burger s early promoter Marcel Reich Ranicki, literature critic, wrote March 3, 1989, few days after his death, in an obituary Hermann Burger war ein Artist, der immer aufs Ganze ging, der sich nicht geschont hat Er war ein Mensch mit einer gro en Sehnsucht nach dem Gl ck Die deutsche Literatur hat einen ihrer originellsten Sprachk nstler verloren Hermann Burger was an artist who went the whole hog every time, didn t conserve himself He was a man with a big longing for happiness The German literature has lost one of her most inventive language artists H

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