Eva Menasse

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Eva Menasse
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Eva Menasse bei der Verleihung der Carl-Zuckmayer-Medaille an Robert Menasse im Staatstheater Mainz
Born1970 Edit this on Wikidata (age 51)
Vienna Edit this on Wikidata
OccupationWriter, journalist Edit this on Wikidata
Spouse(s)Michael Kumpfmüller Edit this on Wikidata
Parent(s)
FamilyRobert Menasse Edit this on Wikidata
Awards

Eva Menasse (born 11 May 1970 in Vienna) is an Austrian author and journalist. She has studied history and German literature. Menasse had a successful career as a journalist, writing for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Frankfurt and as a correspondent from Prague and Berlin. She left the paper to write her first novel, Vienna,[1] and now lives and works in Berlin as a freelance author.[1]

In 2005, she received the Corine Literature Prize. The English translation of her novel Vienna was shortlisted for the 2007 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize in the UK.

Menasse was married to the German author Michael Kumpfmüller from 2004–2017.[2]

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Works[edit]

  • Die letzte Märchenprinzessin, (with Elisabeth and Robert Menasse), 1997[3]
  • Klein Menasses der mächtigste Mann, (with Elisabeth and Robert Menasse), 1998[3]
  • Der Holocaust vor Gericht. Der Prozess um David Irving, 2000[3]
  • Vienna, novel, 2005 (English: Vienna, translated by Anthea Bell, 2006)[1]
  • Lässliche Todsünden, short stories, 2009[1]
  • Quasikristalle, novel, 2013[1]
  • Lieber aufgeregt als abgeklärt, essays, 2015[5]
  • Tiere für Fortgeschrittene, short stories, 2017[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Eva Menasse". Kiepenheuer & Witsch (in German). 9 March 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Eva Menasse – Autorenlexikon". literaturport.de (in German). 24 August 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Eva Menasse – 2020 › Department Germanistik und Komparatistik". Department Germanistik und Komparatistik Erlangen › Department Germanistik und Komparatistik (in German). Retrieved 18 July 2021.
  4. ^ Paolo, Thomas Di. "Internationaler Literaturpreis für Satire und Humor". Jonathan Swift (in German). Retrieved 18 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Lieber aufgeregt als abgeklärt - Eva Menasse". Kiepenheuer & Witsch (in German). 9 February 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2021.

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