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Peter Huchel

A Literary Life in 20th-Century Germany

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Stephen Parker

Contents: Peter Huchel (1903-81) - Literary biography - Huchel's unique progression in German literature - First poems as Potsdam schoolboy in Wilhelmine Germany - Student years in Berlin, Freiburg, Vienna and Paris - Promoted by Willy Haas in Die literarische Welt, 1930-33 - Kolonne Prize for Poetry 1932 and subsequent association with Kolonne Circle - Non-Nazi radio play author, 1934-40 - Soldier, 1941-5 - Creative and managerial posts at Soviet-controlled Radio Berlin, 1945-8 - Gedichte, 1948 - Editorship of Sinn und Form, 1948-62 - Chausseen Chausseen, 1963 - Refused permission to leave GDR, 1963-71 - Departure for West, 1971 - Gezählte Tage, 1972 - Die neunte Stunde, 1979