Christa Wolf wurde am in Landsberg an der Warthe geboren, ihre Eltern sind die Kaufleute Herta und Otto Ihlenfeld, sie hat einen drei Jahre jüngeren. Christa Wolf hat von ihrer Position im Literaturbetrieb und in der SED aus denn auch durchaus versucht, die damals in der DDR üblichen kulturpolitischen. Gesellschaft für Studium und Verbreitung des Werkes, Pflege des Nachlasses und zur Erinnerung an die Autorin Christa Wolf.
Christa WolfBiografie von Christa Wolf (), deutsche Schriftstellerin. Seitdem arbeitete sie als freie Schriftstellerin. Christa Wolf zählt zu den bedeutendsten Schriftstellerinnen der Gegenwart; ihr umfangreiches erzählerisches Werk. Christa Wolf geb. Ihlenfeld war eine deutsche Schriftstellerin. Sie zählte zu den bedeutendsten Schriftstellerpersönlichkeiten der DDR und wurde vielfach ausgezeichnet, u. a. mit dem Georg-Büchner-Preis. Ihr Werk wurde in viele Sprachen übersetzt.
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This made Wolf an unreliable political figure and she was not afraid of pointing out the dangers of the growing authoritarianism that was taking place in the GDR.
Her second novel, The Quest for Christa , was at first banned in the GDR, then published in a limited edition. According to the critic, Kate Webb : "Rather than the image of perfectibility that GDR writers were encouraged to present, Wolf set out in The Quest for Christa to imagine the life of an outsider, but she does this from inside what the GDR conceived as socialism.
She was reinventing the heroic mould, or at least questioning whether this life of an outsider — marginal, hesitant, obscure — might not also be of value, full of latent possibility; might be, in fact, what orthodox GDR theorists were looking for in art It is an assault on patriarchal authority, and in its fragmented sensibility the novel pursues the difficult 'attempt to be oneself', for which she was accused within the GDR of being individualistic.
In she published Patterns of Childhood. This autobiographical novel tells the story of a young girl born in Landsberg in , who ten years later joins the German Girls' League.
One critic points out that the book "traced the origins of present-day German thought patterns to life in the Third Reich, showing how her own childhood had carried on along normal lines while Jews travelled on trains through her town to Chelmno and Treblinka.
The book showed "how eyes and ears that otherwise have nothing physiologically wrong with them can see and hear so little.
In her next novel, No Place on Earth , she imagines a meeting between two writers, Heinrich von Kleist and the poet Karoline von Gunderrode , both of whom killed themselves in the early s, as a way of examining the experience of defeat.
Christa Wolf clung to her socialist ideals and in , when large numbers of her fellow citizens fled the country she appealed to them to stay and help build "a truly democratic society".
It was, she wrote, "more difficult but also more honourable to stay in the socialist Fatherland". Her opposition to reunification brought accusations that she was a strong supporter of the communist government of German Democratic Republic.
In , Stasi documents were released that showed that Christa Wolf had indeed been one of the millions who were spied upon. However, other files showed that between and she had meetings with the secret police and answered their questions about some suspect writers.
Todd Gitlin interviewed Wolf for the New Republic : "She was disinterestedly curious about how she could possibly have informed, not doubting that she had met with the Stasi agents but claiming not to remember having composed a written report".
Wolf claimed it might have been "a classic case of repression. Günter Grass came to Christa Wolf defence: "Christa Wolf belonged to the generation in which I also count myself.
We were stamped by National Socialism and the late - too late - realization of all the crimes committed by Germans in the span of just twelve years.
Ever since, the act of writing has demanded interpreting the traces that remain But what remains, above all, are her many books. At a time when East and West, bristling with weapons, faced off in rigid ideological confrontation, she wrote books that crossed and overcame this divide, books that have lasted.
In her last book, City of Angels, or The Overcoat of Dr. Freud , dealt with the revelations in her Stasi files. Sally McGrane has argued: "In this lovely last work, the narrator also looks back on her life, her childhood, adulthood, travels, her family, her husband and her daughters, her friendships, her political beliefs, the failure of German socialism.
No Jewish or Communist relatives or friends, no hereditary or mental diseases in the family, no ties to any foreign country, practically no knowledge of any foreign language, absolutely no leanings toward subversive thought or, worse, toward decadent or any other form of art A comrade by the name of Gerda Link had brought disgrace upon the honor of the Hitler Youth: she had stolen five marks and thirty-nine pfennings from a comrade's coat pocket in the locker room of the athletic field, and had denied the theft to Group Leader Christel when the latter had questioned her.
But there was proof of her guilt The Jungmädel Unit Northwest is still lined up at attention in the Zanzine Woods, and Gerda Link is still waiting for the sentence to be pronounced in person by Christel.
Now Christel is checking her anger; she shows grief and disappointment, which are far more terrible. Gerda Link's squad leader steps forward, a short buxom girl with bowlegs.
She stands before Gerda Link, who can be called beautiful in comparison: she has an elongated face, darkish skin, a narrow, finely chiseled nose, and long, dark hair.
The squad leader relieves the offender of her kerchief and knot A song follows, the song of the Hitler Youth: "Onward, onward, fanfares are joyfully blaring.
How Much Have You Seen? How much of Christa Wolf's work have you seen? Known For. Till Eulenspiegel Writer. Die Toten bleiben jung Writer.
Der Tagesspiegel. Die Zeit. Retrieved 22 December Süddeutsche Zeitung. Retrieved 10 September Christa Wolf and the Conscience of History. Peter Lang, Twayne, The Spectator.
Archived from the original on 26 August German Studies Review. German Studies Association. Her novel Der Geteilte Himmel The Divided Heavens won the GDR's Heinrich Mann prize in , bringing international recognition.
That year too she became a candidate member of the SED central committee, and in spoke at its 11th plenum.
It began a long process of disenchantment with socialism: in her view, it was not moving in the right direction. A pattern emerged: disillusionment, followed by withdrawal and contemplation, from which she would surface with a vindicating work.
Out of the depression she suffered after the 11th plenum, she wrote what became a feminist classic, Nachdenken über Christa T.
It is an assault on patriarchal authority, and in its fragmented sensibility the novel pursues the difficult "attempt to be oneself", for which she was accused within the GDR of being individualistic.
The book was banned, then published in a limited edition only. Rather than the image of perfectibility that GDR writers were encouraged to present, Wolf set out in Christa T to imagine the life of an outsider, but she does this from inside what the GDR conceived as socialism.
She was reinventing the heroic mould, or at least questioning whether this life of an outsider — marginal, hesitant, obscure — might not also be of value, full of latent possibility; might be, in fact, what orthodox GDR theorists were looking for in art: the exemplary.
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