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INGEBORG BACHMANN & MAX FRISCH

“We Didn’t Do Well.” The Correspondence («Wir haben es nicht gut gemacht.» Der Briefwechsel)

Literaturhaus Basel

In June 1958 an exchange of letters began, which in almost 300 surviving documents – from the time they met until long after their separation – bears witness to the life, love and work of one of the most famous couples in German-language literature. A love that also left traces in the books of Ingeborg Bachmann and Max Frisch. The letters, expertly annotated by Bachmann and Frisch scholars, show a new, surprising picture of the relationship and calls traditional assessments and attributions of blame into question.

Tickets CHF 18/13, Streaming-Tickets CHF 10/5

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