Claudio Magris

Claudio Magris
Claudio Magris

Writer, professor of German Literature at the University of Trieste

Born in Trieste on 10 April 1939, Magris has lectured in German literature at the universities of Turin, Trieste and some other German universities. he has also taught European literature at the Collège de France and has given a number of conference series and master classes at universities in several countries around the world. He is a member of a number of academies. He's been a regular columnist for the Corriere della sera for 43 years now and has collaborated with many other Italian and European publications.

Magris has received eight degrees honoris causa from different universities around the world, including the Complutense in Madrid (2006) and has been awarded many literary awards, including France’s Best foreign book award - Prix du meilleur livre étranger (1990), the Strega Prize (1997), the Erasmum Prize (2001), the Kingdom of Redonda Award (2003), the Prince of Asturias Award (2004), the Austrian State Prize for European Literature (2005), the Kythera Award (2007);  the Terenci Moix lifetime achievement award (Barcelona, 2008); the Walter-Hallstein Prize (2008), and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (2009).

His most essential titles comprise the following: Il mito absburgico nella letteratura austriaca moderna, 1963;  Lontano da dove. Joseph Roth e la tradizione ebraico-orientale, 1971; Itaca e oltre, 1982; L'anello di Clarisse, 1984; Illazioni su una sciabola, 1984-1986-1992; Danubio, 1986; Stadelmann, 1988;  Il Conde, 1993; Le Voci, 1994-1996; Microcosmi, 1997; Utopia e disincanto, 1999; La mostra, 2001; Essere già stati, 2001; Alla cieca, 2005; L’infinito viaggiare, 2005; Lei dunque capirà, 2006; La storia non è finita. Etica, politica, laicità, 2006, and Alfabeti, 2008.

Update: 12 January 2011

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Ulisses després d’Homer / Ulisse dopo Omero

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Ulisses després d’Homer / Ulisse dopo Omero

Claudio Magris

La Trieste de Magris

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La Trieste de Magris

Kosmopolis 11. How the books are born. Inside a writer's office

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Kosmopolis 11. How the books are born. Inside a writer's office

Claudio Magris in conversation with Josep Ramoneda

The Trieste of Magris

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The Trieste of Magris

Impurity. Ulysses and Modernity

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Impurity. Ulysses and Modernity

Lecture by Claudio Magris

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Ulysses and Modernity

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Impurity

Ulysses and Modernity

Lecture by Claudio Magris