Melitta Breznik

Melitta Breznik is WriterDoc

Vieles bleibt ungesagt, und doch ist es da: Melitta Breznik.

Melitta Breznik (born Kapfenberg 1961) is a senior doctor, specializing in psychiatry and a writer of novels and short stories.[1][2] She was born in southern Austria, though most of her professional life has been spent inSwitzerland.

Born 1961
Kapfenberg, Austria
Occupation Medical doctor, writer

Melitta Breznik studied medicine in Graz and Innsbruck which is where she obtained her doctorate. She was a senior doctor at the Psychiatric Clinic in Cazis (south of Chur), at the Private Psychiatric Clinic at theZürichberg and at the Hohenegg Psychiatric Clinic in Meilen. Between 2004 and 2009 she had her own medical business focused on psychiatry and psychotherapy at Chur. Most recently she headed up theAnthroposophic Psychosomatic Rehabilitation Clinic at Badenweiler on the south-western tip of Germany.

Melitta Breznik in the author of novels and short stories, which are influenced by family and professional experience of psychiatry and which have been critically praised for their precise style.[3]

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References

  1. Jump up^ “Melitta Breznik (Autorin) – Luchterhand Literaturverlag”. randomhouse.de. Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  2. Jump up^ “Melitta Breznik | United Agents”. unitedagents.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-09-22.
  3. Jump up^ Hubert Spiegel: Schnee im Oktober. Melitta Brezniks beeindruckender „Nachtdienst“. In: Frankfurter Allgemeine on-line, 4 November 1995. accessed 22 September 2014: „Aber neben der Präzision der Sprache, der Intensität der Darstellung und der Virtuosität, mit der Melitta Breznik ihre erzählerischen Mittel handhabt, ist es nicht zuletzt die souveräne Eigenständigkeit, die an diesem Debüt zu beeindrucken vermag.“
  4. Jump up^ “DNB, Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek”. portal.dnb.de. Retrieved 2014-09-22.

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