Literary Sensation The Rise of a Danish Immigrant Poet

Since his rise to fame, Islamists have threatened to kill 18-year-old Danish poet Yahya Hassan. They are angered by the portrayals in his writing of his immigrant family background, which he describes as backwards, hypocritical and blinded by religion.
Danish poet Yahya Hassan: "I'm so fucking angry at my parents' generation!"

Danish poet Yahya Hassan: "I'm so fucking angry at my parents' generation!"

Foto: Thomas Lekfeldt/ picture alliance / dpa
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein
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