Fear of Writing: “After Midnight,” by Irmgard Keun

“A writer in the act of writing must fear neither his own words nor anything else in the world,” Heini tells Algin in Irmgard Keun’s “After Midnight.” Algin is considering writing a historical novel that will satisfy the stiff submission requirements of the Reich Chamber of Literature. The historical novel might be relatively safe becauseContinue reading “Fear of Writing: “After Midnight,” by Irmgard Keun”