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ISBN-13: 9780762769872
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Edition description: Translatio
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

ANITA ALBUS is a writer and artist based in Munich and Burgundy. She is known for her detailed nature paintings—particularly of plants, birds, and butterflies, which enjoy frequent exhibits—as well as for her essays, short stories, and art history studies. Her books include The Art of Arts, The Botanical Drama, The Garden of Songs, The Botanical Spectacle, and the translation into German of Flashlights by Jules and Edmond de Goncourt. She has illustrated The Passionate Gardener by Rudolph Borchardt and The Jealous Potter by Claude Levi-Strauss and has been a member of the German Academy of Language and Literature since 2004. Albus received the highest achievement prize of the Federal Republic for her work as an artist living in France and has received many other awards, including:• Medal of Honor from the Federal Government of Germany, 2001• Friedrich-Märker Prize for her writing, 2002• Johann-Heinrich-Merck Prize for her literart criticism and essays, 2004• Prize for Environmental Literature from the State of Brandenburg, 2008.

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