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The world of European literature. Not reviews in the usual sense, but a personal approach to the individual works and their world.


An introduction to the world of classical music with selected works from the history of European music.


Articles about the cultural history of Europe, about reading, about the disappearance of childhood and much more …

A selection of the most popular articles:

An Ordinary Marriage

Why Poetry

Der Lindenbaum

Fahrenheit 451

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Books on cultural history



Hermann Hesse

Here are some articles about Hermann Hesse, one of the greatest poet and dreamer of German culture.