Kant, Hermann

Kant, Hermann


Born June 14, 1926, in Hamburg. German writer and publicist (German Democratic Republic).

Kant’s first collection of short stories was A Bit of the South Sea (1962). His novels The Auditorium (1965; Russian translation, 1968) and Impressum (1972; Russian translation, 1974) were devoted to the problems of personality development in a socialist society. Kant was awarded the Heinrich Heine Prize in 1962 and the H. Mann Prize in 1967.


In Stockholm. Berlin, 1971. (In collaboration with L. Reher.)
In Russian translation:
“V SOIUZE S NARODOM.” Voprosy literatury, 1969, no. 10.


Knipovich, E. “Aktovyi zal’ G. Kanta.” Inostrannaia literatura, 1966, no. 12.
Chetverikova, N. “Prosto o slozhnom.” Pod“em, 1969, no. 1.
Auer, A. “Eine einfache Sache: Zu dem Roman ‘Die Aula’ von H. Kant (1965).” In Standorte-Erkundungen. Halle an der Saale, 1967.
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