Vincent Kling

Vincent Kling is a professor of German, French, and comparative literature at La Salle University, Philadelphia. He is the author of a number of scholarly works on Goethe, Fritsch, W G Sebald and Rainer Werner Fassbinder, among others, and has translated works by a number of important German-speaking writers. Kling was awarded the Goethe Institut of London’s prestigious Schlegel-Tieck Prize for his translation of Aglaja Veteranyi’s Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta (Dalkey Archive Press, 2012).

4 Translated Gerhard Fritsch Poems

Gerhard Fritsch (1924—1969) began publishing poetry and literary criticism after his service in WWII.

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