Category:Christa Wolf

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Deutsch: Christa Wolf (* 18. März 1929 in Landsberg an der Warthe als Christa Ihlenfeld, † 1. Dezember 2011 in Berlin) war eine deutsche Schriftstellerin.
English: Christa Wolf (born Christa Ihlenfeld on 18 March 1929 in Landsberg, died 1 December 2011 in Berlin) was a German writer and one of the best-known writers from the former East Germany.
Christa Wolf 
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German literary critic, novelist, and essayist
Date of birth 18 March 1929
Gorzów Wielkopolski
Christa Ihlenfeld
Date of death 1 December 2011
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • University of Jena
Member of
  • Academy of Arts of the GDR
  • Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung
  • Central Committee of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany
  • Academy of Arts, Berlin
Member of political party
  • Socialist Unity Party of Germany
Field of work
  • essay
Notable work
  • Divided Heaven (1963)
  • Patterns of Childhood (1976)
  • The Quest for Christa T. (1968)
  • Cassandra (1983)
Award received
  • Austrian State Prize for European Literature (1984)
  • Georg Büchner Prize (1980)
  • Geschwister-Scholl-Preis (1987)
  • National Prize of East Germany (1964, 1987)
  • Schiller Memorial Prize (1983)
  • Heinrich Mann Prize (1963)
  • Samuel-Bogumil-Linde prize (1999)
  • Nelly Sachs Prize (1999)
  • Honorary Doctor of the University of Madrid Complutense (2010)
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