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Tucholsky, Kurt
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(Jan 9, 1890, Berlin – Dec 21, 1935, Hindås, near Göteborg), German writer and journalist, whose many publications made him the critical chronicler of the Weimar Republic. Born to an upper-class Jewish family – his father, Alex Tucholsky, was a bank manager –, after his Abitur in 1909 he studied law in Berlin; in 1915 he received his doctorate from the University of Jena and was then drafted into military service. In 1907 he had already begun publishing art and theater criticism, especially in Die Schaubühne (after 1918 Die Weltbühne), which soon became an important o…

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Hurst, Matthias, “Tucholsky, Kurt”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026175>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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