Maximilian Georg

Originally from the Cologne area, Max is a historian by training and profession. On LeipGlo, he occasionally writes about history, politics and music.

A look back at the Leipzig Katholikentag

"Wasn’t it a good thing after all?"


The butchering of Shakespeare’s “Dream”


Max pleads with Leipzig's Schauspiel to leave Shakespeare and other famous playwrights alone and instead market their modern plays, dramatically different from classical versions, in another way.


Lolita: language, immorality and a masterpiece

Contradictions are a challenge our world poses to us, so they need to be dealt with by, among other things, literature.


Review: A second opinion on Elsie and Norm’s Macbeth

In the spirit of giving a forum to as many voices as possible on LeipGlo, we present a different perspective we received on the English Theatre Leipzig's latest production.


Finding traces of a dead East German prince in Egypt


"Mighty columns, giant statues, massive walls, and everything covered with the finest hieroglyphs and reliefs. I was, of course, deeply impressed, and so was Pückler-Muskau, so much so that he left a deep impression on the building, literally..."

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