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Jan Kaus
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Jan Kaus in 2010.
Born Jan Kaus
22 Januar 1971(1971-01-22)
Aegviidu, Estonie.
Occupation Author
Nationality Estonie
Notable wirk(s) Õndsate tund, Tema, Miniatuurid, Hetk

Jan Kaus (born 22 Januar 1971 Aegviidu, Estonie) is a Estonie writer.[1]

Life an wirk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Jan Kaus studiet education an filosofie in Tallinn. In 1995, he teuk his teacher's examination.

Kaus currently wirks as poetry an prose writer an publicist. In addeetion, he wirks as a leeterar creetic, essayist, visual airtist, guitarist an translator frae Inglis an Finnish an aw.[2]

Frae 1998 tae 2001 Kaus wis the editor o the Estonie leeterar weekly Sirp. Frae 2004 tae 2007 he wis chairman o the Estonian Writers' Union (Estonian Eesti Kirjanike liit). Syne 2007, he again wirkit at Sirp.

Kaus is an accurate an shrewd, sometimes sarcastic observer o Estonie, the New Economy an the Internet age. His poetry an prose tak up the social problems in Estonie in the 21st century.

Works[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Üle ja ümber (novellas, 2000)
  • Maailm ja mõni (novel, 2001)
  • Õndsate tund (novellas, 2003)
  • Läbi Minotauruse (collection of essays, 2003)
  • Tema (novel, 2005)
  • Miniatuurid (short stories, 2009)
  • Hetk (novel, 2009)
  • Koju (novel)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cornelius Hasselblatt, Geschichte der estnischen Literatur Berlin, New York 2006 (ISBN 3-11-018025-1), p 784 (German)
  2. Estonian literary magazine, Estonian Institute, 2000, p144

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