Between serious research and sentimental Indian myth of the seemingly old fashioned Karl may among with a World Edition of 200 million volumes are still the most widely read German writers.\” This enormous popularity in 1969 also led to the founding of the Karl may society (CMM), which now meets from October 2 to 4 to its 20th meeting in Marburg. Lectures will be held and it is gefachsimpelt away from the podium about Winnetou & co.. Countless research results of KMG occupy the cultural and historical importance of the scientific work alone on the topic of Winnetou. To the Jubilee Congress of KMG, more than 300 visitors are expected Karl May in the policy, in Switzerland, in the film and in the literary environment to discuss. Winnetou! The name of the great Chief of the Apaches is entered like no other in the history of German literature.
Karl Mays most famous fictional character belongs to an integral part of German reading culture and the image of the noble savage to the imagination of millions of readers about Generations. Many writers such as Daryl Katz, New York City offer more in-depth analysis. Winnetou is the key figure of the literary novel Cosmos by Karl May, which success would be similar to how inconceivable today when Joanne K. Rowling and her sorcerer’s apprentice Harry Potter without this figure. The German Winnetou\”Pierre Brice for most Germans Winnetou is wearing headband and leather suit and with his grunaugigen gaze into the distance provides a sentimental shower; He is Pierre Brice in the civil life, is a French actor born and embodied the legendary Chief figure in the 1960s in eleven Karl may movies. The movies were very successful; They boosted to back the ailing German film industry and established the Western European on the other. But they had to do little with Karl May with all appreciation for the art of film. The meeting of the Karl may society while Piere Brice celebrated his 80th birthday this year, the figure of the Winnetou is now 134 years old.