Michael Ende (1870 words)


Michael Andreas Helmuth Ende (12 November 1929 - 28 August 1995) was a novelist, playwright, poet, and essayist who is best known for his work as a fantasy writer and as an author of children’s literature. Amongst his most popular novels are Die Unendliche Geschichte [The Neverending Story, 1983], Momo [Momo, 1984], and Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer [Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver, 1963]. His success in the sphere of children’s literature, particularly after the publication of The Neverending Story, propelled him to an international audience and resulted in several films, commissioned plays, translations, and radio adaptations of his most …

Citation: García de Alba Lobeira, Sonia. "Michael Ende". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 August 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14129, accessed 20 October 2021.]

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