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

Jan Kaus
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Jan Kaus in 2010.
BornJan Kaus
22 Januar 1971(1971-01-22)
Aegviidu, Estonie.
ThriftAuthor
NaitionalityEstonie
Notable warksÕndsate tund, Tema, Miniatuurid, Hetk

Life an wirkEedit

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.

WorksEedit

  • 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)

ReferencesEedit

  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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