Müller has continued to produce novels and essays that graphically portray the oppressions of fascism, the authoritarian ugliness and cruelty of communism, and the sorrows of political exile—paradoxically written in an expressive, imagistic prose of lyrical simplicity. Eight of her many works have been translated into English: Nadirs, Cristina and Her Double: Selected Essays (2013), and the novels Der Mensch ist ein grosser Fasan auf der Welt (1986, tr. The Passport, 1989), Reisende auf einem Bein (1989, tr. Traveling on One Leg 1998), Herztier (1994, tr. The Land of Green Plums, 1996), Heute wär ich mir lieber nicht begegnet (1997, tr. The Appointment, 2001), Aternschaukel (2009, tr. The Hunger Angel, 2012), and Fuchs was damais schon der Jäger (1992, tr. The Fox Was Ever the Hunter, 2016). She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009.
See studies by B. Haines, ed. (1998) and L. Marven (2005).
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