Friedrich Dürrenmatt
#3422 Overall Influence

Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Swiss author and dramatist

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Friedrich Dürrenmatt was a Swiss author and dramatist. He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War II. The politically active author’s work included avant-garde dramas, philosophical crime novels, and macabre satire. Dürrenmatt was a member of the Gruppe Olten, a group of left-wing Swiss writers who convened regularly at a restaurant in the town Olten.

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University of Zurich
University of Zurich

University in Switzerland

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University of Bern
University of Bern

University in the Swiss capital of Bern

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#1062 World Rank
Literature