Quotes by Alfred Doblin

About Alfred Doblin:

Bruno Alfred Döblin is one of the most important figures of German literary modernism. His complete works comprise over a dozen novels ranging in genre from historical novels to science fiction to novels about the modern metropolis; several dramas, radio plays, and screenplays; a true crime story; a travel account; two book-length philosophical treatises; scores of essays on politics, religion, art, and society; and numerous letters—his complete works, republished by Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag and Fischer Verlag, span more than thirty volumes. His first published novel, Die drei Sprünge des Wang-lung (The Three Leaps of Wang Lun), appeared in 1915 and his final novel, Hamlet oder Die lange Nacht nimmt ein Ende (Tales of a Long Night) was published in 1956, one year before his death.

Author Bio

  • NameAlfred Doblin
  • DescriptionGerman expressionist novelist
  • BornAugust 10, 1878
  • DiedJune 26, 1957
  • CountryGermany; France
  • ProfessionWriter; Playwright; Novelist; Essayist; Physician
  • WorksBerlin Alexanderplatz; The Three Leaps Of Wang Lun; Wallenstein; Berge Meere Und Giganten; November 1918: A German Revolution; Tales Of A Long Night; Wadzeks Kampf Mit Der Dampfturbine