The Role of Jesters and Tricksters in Literature
Clip: 03/06/2020 | 2m 42s Video has closed captioning.
Tyll Ulenspiegel is a German mythological figure who crosses political and social boundaries, exposing their hypocrisy. In his new novel, author and playwright Daniel Kehlmann brings this fictitious character to life against the backdrop of the Thirty Years' War, one of the darkest periods in Central European history. He tells Christiane how he immersed himself in this unusual world.
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