Botho Strauß

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Birthday
2, 1944
Birthplace
Germany
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Birthday
2, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Germany

About

German playwright, novelist, and journalist known for his 1984 work, Der Junge Mann (The Young Man).

Before Fame

He studied Theatre History and Sociology but failed to finish his dissertation, which was to be on the topic of the author, Thomas Mann.

Trivia

His 1993 essay, "Anschwellender Bocksgesang," was controversial and much criticized for its politically conservative views.

Family Life

His father was a German chemist.

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His theoretical essays were influenced by the work of Friedrich Nietzsche and other philosophers.

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