Nicolas fount

Nicolas fount (born under the name Klaus Jürgen fount) (* 31. December 1937 in Duisburg; † 7. December 1979 in Dannenberg Breese in the district Lüchow Dannenberg) was a German writer.

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fount buildup at the Niederrhein close Emmerich and in meals , where it made first teachings as a chemistry count. To first publications in newspapers and magazines he with support Ernst Meisters 1964/65 was loaded into the literary Colloquium, where he, among other thingsat the community novel the guesthouse wrote and for newspapers literature rezensierte. In the so-called training course Prosaschreiben of walter Höllerer and Hans's Werner judge wanted itself young, unknown authors like among other things Hans Christoph book, Hermann Peter Piwitt and Peter Bichsel particularly of the coded,metaphor-rich language of the 50's turn away.

Fount published 1965 with “the second day” its first novel with Kiepenheuer and Witsch. 1967 appeared the first poem volume “market situation”. It participated in internationally the Writing Program (IWP) the University OF Iowa and turned after the appearance its secondPoem volume “where me the head stands back” with new influences of the Pop and Beatlyrik from America. 1972 appeared with Rowohlt its most well-known poem volumes “the eye of the discoverer” in whom it the “illusion system reality” utopian moments of happiness confront.

After its retreat into the turning country of Lower Saxony, where itagainst a planned atomic ultimate waste disposal and a reprocessing plant engaged, was written the novel “the earthturned away side of the history” to fount, which of the criticism as “event” one welcomed to a large extent. Fount most well-known novel the falsification, which appeared short before its death 1979, became 1981 of Peoples Schlöndorff films.

Its daughter Katharina fount in the autumn 2004 the poems from the deduction in the barrier stone publishing house published twenty five years after fount early death again. That volume arrived immediately at place 1 the SWR Bestenliste. In the subsequent year that became volume as the most interesting new publicationwithin the range of the lyric poetry with the Peter Huchel price excellently.

At present the barrier stone publishing house plans the expenditure of the letters Nicolas of fount.

Fount novels and lyric poetry were assigned to the Cologne school, the Naturlyrik and the new internalness. By the completely own clay/tone and the strong development, extractsitself the work however in the long run each classification.

Axel Kahrs submitted 1999 together with Christiane Beyer the intending book „the land surveyor “, with whom of the twentieth day of death of the author one reminds.

„The Nicolas fount donation “promotes literature and literature science in the wendländischen Schreyahn.

The memory at Nicolas fount becametwo Nicolas of fount prices donated.


fount were member of the international P.E.N., the Academy of Sciencesand the literature in Mainz (those and. A. considerably in the financing 2004 of the published poem volume), the German academy for language and seal in Darmstadt and starting from 1975 member of the jury of the Petrarca price was involved.


„we do not have only poorer, we must will want to become poorer. The emergency must be also umverteilt, so that everyone knows, what necessity is, because any sense, which we in our life, comes from the experience of the emergency… “


  • the second day (1965)
  • market situation (1967)
  • where methe head stands (1970)
  • the eye of the discoverer. Poems, with designs of Dieter Masuhr, Rowohlt, Reinbek 1972
  • the earthturned away side of history (1976)
  • poems 1967-1978 (1978)
  • the falsification, novel, Rowohlt, Reinbek 1979, TB: ISBN 3-499-15291-6
  • Rolf Haufs (Hrsg.): The world of the machine. Essaysand speeches, Rowohlt, Reinbek 1980, ISBN 3-498-00462-X
  • author sketches, narrations, Rowohlt, Reinbek 1982, ISBN 3-498-00481-6
  • Peter Handke (Hrsg.): Poems, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt/Main 1990, ISBN 3-518-22042-X
  • Katharina fount (Hrsg.): Poems, barrier stone publishing house, Goettingen 2004, ISBN 3-89244-824-8


  • Alo Allkemper: Why should I into contradictions do not entangle themselves? Nicolas of fount problem with the utopia, in: Magazine for German philology Bd. 103 (1984), S.576-603.
  • Christiane Beyer and Axel Kahrs (Hrsg.): The land surveyor. Intending book for Nicolas fount, to Klampen publishing house, Lueneburg 1999, ISBN 3933156459
  • Jörg harrow/selvedge RTS: Slowlythe colors returned. To the subjectivity in the novel work, in the lyric and literature-theoretical work Nicolas of fount, Peter long publishing house, Frankfurt/Main 2002, ISBN 3-631-38262-6
  • Matthias Gawlick: Life stations, write causes: To Nicolas fount, in: Literature landscape Ruhr district. An exhibition, Hrsg. Ruhr University Bochum. Germanisti Institut. Bochum 1993, S.61-72.
  • Harald hardening: Lyric poetry between Paul Celan and Nicolas fount. Sketch of a Poetik of the poem in the 70's, in: Practice German. Magazine for German instruction, special edition “work book lyric poetry” (1981), S. 4-7.
  • Wolfgang Herles: (Doubled) the falsification. Notes to the relationship between literature andJournalism by the example of the novel of Nicolas fount, in: Erich Huber Thoma, Ghemela eagle, Fritz Fenzl (Hrsg.): Romance and modern trend. New contributions from research and teachings. Anniversary publication for Helmut Motekat, Verlag Peter Lang, Frankfurt/Main 1986, S.213-223
  • Axel Kahrs: Turning country literarily. Of dukeAugust to Nicolas fount. An excursion by the literature history of the district Lüchow Dannenberg, Verlag David prints, Goettingen 1985
  • Jörg Werner Kremp: In the midst of we go beside. Nicolas fount: Biography, bibliography, interpretations, publishing house for science and research, Stuttgart 1994
  • Jürgen Lieskounig: The fight for the threatened physicalness.To the body perception in works by Peter Schneider, Verena Stefan and Nicolas fount, in: Discussion German, 19. Jg. (1988). H.101, S.279-291.
  • Clay/tone Naaijkens: Lyric poetry and subject. Pluralisierung of the lyric subject with Nicolas fount, Rolf Dieter Brinkmann, Paul Celan, Ernst Meister and Peter Rühmkorf,Publishing house Elinkwijk. Utrecht 1986.
  • Clay/tone Naaijkens: Nicolas fount. As if it would be everything at once, in: Peter K. Kirchhof (Hrsg.): Literary one of haven advice. 163 authors from North Rhine-Westphalia, Patmos publishing house, Duesseldorf 1991, S.88-91.
  • Dieter hall man: Affinities and discrepancies between Rainer Maria Rilke and Nicolas fount. ThoseRecordings painted Laurids Brigge and the earthturned away side of history. Prolegomena to Rilkes aftereffect, in: Orbis Litterarum, Vol.40 (1985), S.125-144.
  • Anja Saupe: The earthturned away side of history. The Prosa Nicolas of fount, publishing house king living and Neumann, Würzburg 1996, ISBN 3-8260-1044-2
  • Klaus R.Scherpe, Hans Ulrich Treichel:On the weariness live: Sensitivity and Intellektualität as event with Handke, fount and bunch, in: Monthly magazines for German instruction, German language and literature, volume. 73. No. 2 (1981), S.187-206.
  • Peoples Schlöndorff, Nicolas fount, Bernd Lepel: The falsification as film and thatWar in Lebanon, two thousand-unity, Frankfurt A.M. 1981. - (Comment of Schlöndorff: „The book to the film is meant as addition of the film, not as repeating. It contains materials, which we gathered for the development of the background. “
  • Irmela cutter: Tearing upness as historical experience. Considerations to George BüchnersSpring, a narration by Peter Schneider and a novel of Nicolas fount, in: Text and context, H.1. Jg. 12 (1984), S. 43-63

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