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).

Four Translated Gerhard Fritsch Poems

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

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