Gunter Grass

Tuesday, July 28, 1964

Patricia Marx interviews German author Günter Grass, who has recently published Dog Years, the third and final volume of his Danzig Trilogy. Mr. Grass discusses the role of fantasy and symbolism in his writings, especially regarding the first book of his Danzig Trilogy, The Tin Drum, and the inspiration behind that novel's main character, Oskar Matzerath. He also discusses his life prior to his recent success, and also shares his opinions about New York City.

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About Patricia Marx


Patricia Marx Interviews is a series of interviews done for WNYC and other stations that include talks with: Woody Allen, Dick Gregory, William Golding, General Omar Bradley, Arthur C. Clarke, David Halberstam, Bob Hope, George Balanchine and others.

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