World Rights available
Format 125x204 Hardcover
EUR 24,90 / sFr 44,00
published in Juli 2008
“Where peole are singing, you can come to a rest” an old saying goes. Uwe Dick confirms the saying, but advices to have a look on the lyrics as well. Sauwaldprosa is full of suprises, delight in thinking and subtile art of language.
Uwe Dick’s Sauwaldprosa contiues to take us along new paths. His horizontal survey at the same time plunges into the depths. Uwe Dick will someday have completed his Ulysses. James Joyce’s dark tower of fire does share common ground with Uwe Dick’s secretive and uncanny Sauwald. (Süddeutsche Zeitung). Sauwaldprosa was published fisrt in1976, thereafter in expanded versions in 1978, 1981, 1987 and 2001.
Uwe Dick, born 1942, “Sentence- and garden builder”, lives in the boarder triangle at the Böhmerwald. Once journalist and editor in daily newspapers, he said “goodby to the pre-cast segment language for beeing free for the friendship with plants, animals and men”, as well as for the art of writing and speaking as a “poeta non grata in the realm of print-german”. 2007 he was awarded with the Jean-Paul-Preis for his complete works.