Martin Meyer

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Martin Meyer

Martin Meyer, born in Zurich in 1951, studied philosophy, literature and history. In 1974 he became the editor of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung feature section, which he ran from 1992 to 2016. In 2004, he was awarded the Charles Veillon European Essay Prize for Krieg der Werte, the Kythera Prize in 2015 and the Ludwig Börne Prize in 2016. Meyer lives in Zurich. Most recent publications by Hanser: Piranesis Zukunft. Essays zu Literatur und Kunst (2009) and Albert Camus. Die Freiheit leben (2013).


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Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

On the gradual disappearance of the familiar – a brief history of the everyday

Suddenly something disappears: a car model that shaped the look of cities for many years; a fashionable ...

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Albert Camus

Albert Camus

Born into a poor family near Algiers a century ago, there was nothing to indicate that Albert Camus would one day shape the attitude of a whole generation. His novels and dramas, his ...

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How Piranesi Saw the Future

How Piranesi Saw the Future

The world of the great illustrator Piranesi is full of ruins and labyrinths. Looking over his body of work now, we can’t help but be struck by its modernity and relevance to the present day. So ...

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Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag erschienen:
1990 Ernst Jünger
1990 Vom Übersetzen
1992 Intellektuellendämmerung? Beiträge zur neuestes Zeit des Geistes
1993 Ende der Geschichte?
1994 Die Folgen von 1989. Mit Georg Kohler
1998 Die Schweiz – für Europa? Über Kultur und Politik. Mit Georg Kohler
1999 Tagebuch und spätes Leid. Über Thomas Mann
2009 Piranesis Zukunft. Essays zu Literatur und Kunst
2013 Albert Camus. Die Freiheit leben

Im Nagel & Kimche Verlag erschienen
2003 Krieg der Werte. Wie wir leben, um zu überleben.