Thursday, 1 December 2011

farewell to an uneasy woman

© Christel Burmeister-Gronau, 1996
Christa Wolf, one of the most notable writers of our time
passed away in Berlin, she was probably the most 
influential figure in Germany's recent history, 
its division and the following reunification.
Her life has been a mosaic of juxtapositions: past and
present, private and politics, dream and consciousness,
trust and disillusionment but most of all she was a 
writing hotshot and a remarkable woman.
Here's the poignant portrait by sculptor and 


  1. Dearest Elisabetta,

    Great tribute to Christa Wolf! Have a great remainder of the week.