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Christa Wolf

In 1980 East German author Christa Wolf took a trip to Greece accompanied by her husband, Gerhard. In 1982 she was awarded a guest lectureship at the University of Frankfurt, where in May she delivered a series of five "Lectures on Poetics" relating to her Greek travels and studies. The fifth "lecture" was ad raft of the novel "Cassandra," which she then revised and expanded for publication. The four introductory lectures were published separately in Germany under the title "Conditions of a...See more