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Encyclopedia > Ulrich Plenzdorf

Ulrich Plenzdorf (born October 26, 1934 in Berlin, Germany, died August 9, 2007, near Berlin) was a German author and dramatist. is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

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Life

Plenzdorf studied Philosophy in Leipzig, but graduated with a degree in film. He found work at DEFA. The philosopher Socrates about to take poison hemlock as ordered by the court. ... Leipzig ( ; Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk from the Sorbian word for Tilia) is, with a population of over 506,000, the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. ... Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft, better known as DEFA, was the national film company in the German Democratic Republic (GDR/DDR). ...


He became famous in both East and West Germany for his socially critical work titled "Die neuen Leiden des jungen W." Written in the jargon of the GDR-youth of the 1970s, it details the tragic story of a young man and his attempt to break free from his stifling bourgeois environment, who draws parallels between his own life and that of the protagonist in Goethe work "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" (1774). Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. (The new Sorrows of Young W.) is an analytic collage-style novel (montage novel) and play by Ulrich Plenzdorf. ... Disambiguation Page Global Depositary Receipt East Germany ...  , IPA: , (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German polymath. ... Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War. ...


Since 2004, Plenzdorf had been a guest lecturer at the Deutsches Literaturinstitut in Leipzig. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leipzig ( ; Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk from the Sorbian word for Tilia) is, with a population of over 506,000, the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. ...


Awards and honors

  • 1973 Heinrich-Mann-Preis
  • 1978 Ingeborg-Bachmann-Preis

The Heinrich Mann Prize (German: Heinrich-Mann-Preis) is a literary award given annually by the Berlin Academy of Art (formerly the Academy of Art of Communist East Germany). ... The Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, awarded yearly in Klagenfurt, Austria during a publicized event which lasts several days, is one of the most important awards for Germanophone literature. ...

Works

  • Karla (1964)
  • Kennen Sie Urban? (1970)
  • Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.
  • Die Legende von Paul und Paula (movie script)
  • Der alte Mann, das Pferd, die Straße (1974)
  • Buridans Esel (1976)
  • Auszug (1977)
  • Kein runter, kein fern (1978)
  • Legende vom Glück ohne Ende (1979) (extended novel based on the film Die Legende von Paul und Paula)
  • Gutenachtgeschichte (1980)
  • Glück im Hinterhaus
  • Bockshorn (1983)
  • Ein fliehendes Pferd
  • Ein Tag länger als ein Leben (1986)
  • Der König und sein Narr
  • Der Fall Ö. (1990)
  • Der Verdacht (1990)
  • Freiheitsberaubung (1987)
  • Vater Mutter Mörderkind (1993/94)
  • Eins und Eins ist Uneins

Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. (The new Sorrows of Young W.) is an analytic collage-style novel (montage novel) and play by Ulrich Plenzdorf. ... Die Legende von Paul und Paula (The Legend of Paul and Paula) is a 1973 tragicomic East German film directed by Heiner Carow. ...

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LIC - Literature in Context - Plenzdorf, Ulrich (568 words)
Ulrich Plenzdorf was born into a working class family on October 26, 1934.
In 1997, Plenzdorf was among those who signed the "Erfurter Erklärung", which demanded a union of leftist parties (SPD and Bündnis 90/GRÜNE) that did not exclude the PDS in order to replace the conservative government under Helmut Kohl.
Plenzdorf presently lives in Berlin and in a village in the Oderbruch.
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Plenzdorf - The New Sufferings of Young W. The New Sufferings of Young W. Ulrich Plenzdorf (translated by Kenneth P. Wilcox) One of the most talked-about works ever published in the German Democratic Republic!
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Wer sich fragt, was Ulrich Plenzdorf macht, dem kann geholfen werden.
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