In Conversation With Michael Maar: Die Schlange Im Wolfspelz

Michael Maar gets to the bottom of the secret to great literature. Language and thought, syntax and rhythm, metaphors and crimes against style are only a few of the topics discussed and supplemented by an analysis of stylistic subtleties in German-­language literature from Friedrich Schiller to Clemens J. Setz. In conversation with Daniel Kehlmann, Maar discusses what the hallmarks of good style are and how literature is created.

Event language: German