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eBook Kurt Wolff: A Portrait in Essays and Letters epub

by Michael Ermarth,Deborah Lucas Schneider,Kurt Wolff

eBook Kurt Wolff: A Portrait in Essays and Letters epub
  • ISBN: 0226905519
  • Author: Michael Ermarth,Deborah Lucas Schneider,Kurt Wolff
  • Genre: Biographies
  • Subcategory: Historical
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (October 11, 1991)
  • Pages: 252 pages
  • ePUB size: 1544 kb
  • FB2 size 1429 kb
  • Formats mbr lrf mobi lit


Deborah Lucas Schneider (Translator)

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Translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider . Foreword Translator’s Note Kurt Wolff: A Biographical Sketch Essays on Publishing The Publisher’s Profession On Publishing in General and the Question How Do an Author and Publisher Come Together?

Kurt Wolff : A Portrait in Essays and Letters. Michael Ermarth is professor of history at Dartmouth College.

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During an intense, active career that took him from Weimar Germany to New York City, where he founded Pantheon Books, Wolff nurtured an extraordinary array of writers, among them Franz Kafka, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Boris Pasternak, Günter Grass, Robert Musil, Paul Valéry, Julian Green, Giuseppe Lampedusa, and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

Translated from the German by Deborah Lucas Schneider. Publishers aren’t often remembered; in most cases, why should they be?

Translated from the German by Deborah Lucas Schneider. Publishers aren’t often remembered; in most cases, why should they be? But Kurt Wolff, who died in 1963, is one of the exceptions. University of Chicago Press. Dedicated readers interested in books as lasting literature should be delighted by "Kurt Wolff: A Portrait in Essays and Letters. Dedicated people in the publishing industry will have all their romantic expectations gratified by this biographical assemblage of one of the 20th century's greatest trans-Atlantic publishers. Being a publisher is not a 'job' but a passion and obsession," said Wolff, who died in 1963. He proved it all his life.

Kurt Wolff was the ultimate European blisher, blessed with a personality that set him apart from most of his contemporaries. Over five decades, in Europe and in America, he founded seven publishing companies and supported numerous writers, among them Franz Kafka, Boris Pasternak, Gunther Grass, Giuseppe di Lampedusa and Paul Valery.

Kurt Wolff (1887-1963) was a singular presence in the literary world of the twentieth century, a cultural force shaping modern literature itself and pioneering significant changes in publishing. During an intense, active career that spanned two continents and five decades, Wolff launched seven publishing houses and nurtured an extraordinary array of writers, among them Franz Kafka, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Boris Pasternak, Günter Grass, Robert Musil, Paul Valéry, Julian Green, Lampedusa, and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
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