Herbert Kuhner

Geboren am: 29. März 1935

Herbert Kuhner ist 1935 in Wien geboren. 1939 mußte er mit seinen Eltern die „Ostmark“ verlassen. Er wuchs in den Vereinigten Staaten auf, wo er sein Bachelor of Arts an der Columbia University bekam. 1963 kehrte er nach Österreich zurück und lebt seitdem in Wien als freier Schriftsteller und Übersetzer.

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Herbert Kuhner
Beiträge von Herbert Kuhner
Context XXI, World Wide Literature

Kuhner about Kuhner

Oktober
1995

I was born in Vienna of Austrian-Jewish parents in 1935. My parents left what was then called ’Ostmark’ with me in 1939; the alternative would have been to have been murdered. That was the fate of members of my family who stayed. My family first went to Britain, and from there to the United (...)

Context XXI, World Wide Literature

Heutzutage ...

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Oktober
1995

The Auschwitz Lie The Nazis attempt to retrieve the lost honor of the German nation by denying the existence of the gas chambers while engaging in the desecretion of Jewish cemeteries, burning down the housing of refugees and members of minority groups, letter-bombing those who favor aiding (...)

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Waldheim’s Austria

October
1995

The Socialists and the Conservatives are the two major parties in Austria. There is also a mini-sized third force, the socalled Freedom Party. It was formed after zhe war to soak up those wtih a Nazi past. Many were swallowed by the Socialists and Conservatives., who competed for the lion’s (...)

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Actionism — Drawing the Parallels

October
1995

It is impossible for me to deal with Austrian actionism without referring to my own fate as a remigré. As one who had to flee Austria, or rather Ostmark, in 1939 or share the fate of those who chose to stay or could not leave, I have a aversion to the gratuitous stifling of life, wanton (...)

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The Cavalry Captain of Sword Street

March
1996

It’ s hard to describe Stephan since his appearance is always in flux. Not that his physiognomy or clothes undergo a drastic change, but his hair could provide a surprise when he opens the door to his apartment. He might greet you completely clean-shaven or with long hair and a full beard. And (...)