Talk:Marcel Reich-Ranicki

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It should at least once be mentioned that MRR served as an officer in the notorious Stalinist secret police Urząd Bezpieczeństwa (UB, Office of Security)from 1944-1950. -- 87.160.234.245 18:08, 29 October 2006 (UTC)

Pronunciation[edit]

RR's name is pronounced as if it were written (in German) Ranitzki. Some-one should put in the accepted phonetic transcription that Wiki uses. 03:23, 6 May 2006 (UTC)

As it now stands, I can't read it (the IPA rendition) at all: the special letters or what-ever show up as squares. Kdammers 05:27, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

Jewishness[edit]

I'm not in a position to see a compy of his autobiography, but according to a comment on the Polish page: "Ich bin ein halber Pole, ein halber Deutscher und ein ganzer Jude." (Mein Leben, 1999, S. 11)" Xx236 14:57, 4 maja 2006 (CEST)

('I'm a half Pole, a half German and a complete Jew.") Kdammers 01:36, 9 May 2006 (UTC)

On the occasion of his 90th birthday in 2010 he mentioned in an interview on German TV that he had not entered a synagogue for the past 70 years, after being questioned about his Jewishness. Ontologix (talk) 09:17, 19 November 2010 (UTC)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 04:31, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

Missing topics[edit]

Ideas for more content:

  • MRR's autobiography, a bestseller in Germany.
  • His large-scale edition projects "Frankfurter Anthologie" and "Der Kanon"

--AndreasPraefcke (talk) 10:26, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

Good ideaAdniim- (talk) 03:25, 26 September 2013 (UTC)

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