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Hans Magnus Enzensberger (born in Kaufbeuren, Germany) is a famous Author from Germany, he is still alive and was born November 11, 1929.


Hans Magnus Enzensberger is a German author, translator and editor. He has also written under the pseudonym Andrew Thalmayr. He grew up in Nuremberg and lives in Munich.

Enzensberger studied literature in Freiburg im Breisgau and Paris. 1955 he became a PhD with a thesis about Clemens Brentano. He has worked at the radio, as teacher, book editor and publisher in West Germany and the USA. For two periods he lived in Norway.

In a remarkable essay of 1968, he was pronounced dead all literature that did not serve as political education. Enzensberger believes, like Brecht, that the poem is a social instrument that should be handled with awareness and distance.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by Hans.

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Famous quotes by Hans Magnus Enzensberger (3)

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"Mediocrity in politics is not to be despised. Greatness is not needed"
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"Culture is a little like dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass - you don't see it, but somehow it does something"
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"Every orientation presupposes a disorientation"