Portal:Literature/Did you know/Week 27

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... that Ionesco's La cantatrice chauve has become one of the most performed plays in France?

... that Austrian dramatist and novelist Peter Handke was nominated for the Heinrich Heine Prize 2006 but that his alleged support for Slobodan Milošević has led to a heated controversy?

... that deliberate misspellings are quite common in limericks?

... that between 1942 and 1944 Anne Frank kept a diary?

... that Wildwechsel, Stallerhof and Oberösterreich are stage plays by Franz Xaver Kroetz?

... that Shmelka Glickstein, Augie March, Duddy Kravitz and Alexander Portnoy are four fictional heroes growing up Jewish in North America?

... that Michael Frayn has written a Fleet Street novel, Towards the End of the Morning?