Thomas Steinfeld: "Herr der Gespenster" | Zur Veranstaltungs-Website
Thomas Steinfeld, born 1954, studied German literature and musicology. He is senior editor of the cultural section of the Süddeutsche Zeitung and the author of several books. Recently published with Paul Zsolnay Verlag: Wallanders Landschaft, 2002 , a book about the Swedish landscape in the crimes of Henning Mankell.
It could be said that Karl Marx has been disproved by history. Very few still dream of revolution, and yet in recent times, unrest has increased: We want to know where the power has come from ...
Philology has disappeared from the universities. But haven't we all become philologists instead? Thomas Steinfeld explores a typically German passion.
Whatever became of philology? ...