Jack Zipes on Kurt Schwitters Tales

May 9, 2010

Kurt Schwitters was a celebrated modern artist in Europe in the twenties and thirties who both painted and wrote satirical, surrealist fantasies. His career was cut short by the Nazis. Now, a collection of his tales, called "Lucky Hans" has been translated and edited by Jack Zipes. Zipes, an expert on fairy tales, tells Anne Strainchamps about Schwitters' life and work.