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Talisman

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Paperback, 142 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Konkursbuchverlag
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Andrea
Aug 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Well. I met Yoko Tawada's work at the first or second week of university- I just began the German Studies BA major at the university of Pécs, and was still getting used to everything being taught in German instead of my mother tongue, Hungarian. A teacher (later I would find out she was one of the few people who wrote essays on Yoko Tawada in Hungary) showed us the short writing "Von der Muttersprache zur Sprachmutter" (From mother language to language mother) and I quite liked it. I enjoyed the ...more
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Der Essay zur Übersetzbarkeit von Celans Gedichten ist unglaublich interessant und lehrreich. Das Wort aus den Tiefen des Satzes befreien, Sätze als Arkaden aus einzelnen Wort-Toren denken, hier hat Tawada scheinbar ganz unscheinbar der schwer zu umzuschreibenden Sprache von Paul Celans Gedichten eine wunderschöne Seite abgewonnen, seine Sprache als Einladung, eine Einladung, die zugleich modellhaft für das Verhältnis von Sprachen zueinander genommen werden kann.
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Yōko Tawada (多和田葉子 Tawada Yōko, born March 23, 1960) is a Japanese writer currently living in Berlin, Germany. She writes in both Japanese and German.

Tawada was born in Tokyo, received her undergraduate education at Waseda University in 1982 with a major in Russian literature, then studied at Hamburg University where she received a master's degree in contemporary German literature. She
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“Ich fand nirgendwo so viel Kindheit wie in der Deutschen Sprache. Schmatzen, schnaufen, schluchzen, schlürfen: Viele deutsche Wörter klingen wie Onomatopoesie. Für die Neugeborenen klingt vielleicht jede Sprache so wie Deutsch für mich.” 1 likes
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