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Islam, mysticism, religion
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Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Navid Kermani was born in Siegen in 1967, the fourth son of Iranian parents. After studying Drama, Philosophy and Islamic Studies in Cologne, Cairo and Bonn, he taught at the University of Bonn and worked as a literary and artistic director at the Schauspielhaus in Frankfurt and the Theater an der...

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Islam, Mystik, Religion
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Navid Kermani wurde 1967 als vierter Sohn iranischer Eltern in Siegen geboren. Nach dem Studium der Islamwissenschaft, Theaterwissenschaft und Philosophie in Köln, Kairo und Bonn lehrte er an der Universität Bonn und war als Dramaturg am Schauspielhaus Frankfurt sowie am Mülheimer...

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death, exile
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Written and spoken word (essay, poetry)
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Yang Lian is one of the main poets now using Chinese and is the most translated into German. His vast output is marked by pathos, a concern for style, and a zest for experimentation. Since the bloody suppression of the Chinese movement for democracy on 4th June, 1989, he has chosen to live abroad....

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Written and spoken word (novel)
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Shahrnush Parsipur, born in 1946, worked for Iranian National Television and Radio from 1967 on as an editor and producer and, at the same time, studied sociology at Tehran University, graduating in 1973. She began writing during this period, publishing her first novel in 1974. In the same year,...

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Gender
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Roman)

Shahrnush Parsipur, geboren 1946, war seit 1967 als Redakteurin für das staatliche Fernsehen tätig, nahm daneben 1973 ein Studium der Gesellschaftskunde an der Universität Teheran auf. Zu dieser Zeit entstand auch ihr erster Roman. Aus Protest gegen die Hinrichtung zweier...

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Oluwole Akinwande Babatunde Oludeinde Isola Soyinka
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myth, rebellion, ritual, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (essay, novel, play, poetry)
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Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s foremost playwright, novelist and essayist, studied in England and worked at the Royal Court Theatre in London before setting out to renew Nigerian drama in the 60s. Due to his prominent political stance his writings were banned and he was jailed, including two years of...

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Mythos, Rebellion, Ritual, Tradition
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Essay, Roman, Theaterstück)

Wole Soyinka, Nigerias bedeutendster Theaterautor, Lyriker, Romancier und Essayist, studierte in England und arbeitete am Royal Court Theatre, bevor er in den sechziger Jahren seine Arbeit als Erneuerer des nigerianischen Theaters aufnahm. Seine politische Haltung brachte ihm Publikationsverbote...

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history, politics, post modernity
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Jorge Volpi was born in Mexico City in 1968, where he benefited by a classical, humanistic education. The readings of the great Mexican authors such as Juan Rulfo, Carlos Fuentes and Octavio Paz encouraged him to dedicate himself to literature despite his original aim of becoming a philosopher. He...

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Geschichte, Politik, Postmoderne
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Jorge Volpi wurde 1968 in Mexiko-Stadt geboren, wo er eine klassisch-humanistische Bildung genoss. War es sein ursprüngliches Berufsziel, Philosoph zu werden, so bestärkte ihn die Lektüre der großen mexikanischen Autoren Juan Rulfo, Carlos Fuentes und Octavio Paz, sich der...

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