Klaus Reichert

Klaus Reichert, born 1938, was professor for English and American literature and is now president of the German Academy of Language and Literature. He works as a translator, editor and writer of essays and poetry.


More books of Klaus Reichert

Learning How to Read

Learning How to Read

Learning how to read begins with a child's fascination for words and their meaning. In adolescence, reading habits are refined and consolidated: "Every new author was an adventure to be ...

more

The Never-Ending Task

The Never-Ending Task

Mankind needs translation as it needs air to breathe. But the debate about how to translate is as old as the tradition of literary translation itself. What is more important – to convey the ...

more

Shakespeare, the Stranger

Shakespeare, the Stranger

Shakespeare's plays remain an enigma and a challenge. They continue to irritate, overwhelm and captivate readers, audiences and professional scholars alike – and raise far more questions than ...

more

Show all titles of Klaus Reichert

Klaus Reichert

Awards

2013 Wilhelm Merton Preis für europäische Übersetzungen

2010 Goethe-Plakette der Stadt Frankfurt

2007 Preis der Kritik

1996 Hessischer Kulturpreis

1983 Christoph-Martin-Wieland-Übersetzerpreis

Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag sind erschienen
1998 Der fremde Shakespeare
2004 Die unendliche Aufgabe. Zum Übersetzen
2006 Lesenlernen. Über moderne Literatur und das Menschenrecht auf Poesie

Weitere Veröffentlichungen (Auswahl) 
1992 Kehllaute. Gedichte
2001 Wär ich ein Seeheld. Gedichte
2004 Welt-Alltag der Epoche. Essays zum Werk von James Joyce