Sigmund-Freud-Preis

The »Sigmund-Freud-Preis für wissenschaftliche Prosa« (Prize for Academic Prose) was first awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature in 1964.
It is granted to scholars who publish in German and contribute decisively to the development of language usage in their fields of study through excellent linguistic style.
The »Freud-Preis« is sponsored by the HSE Foundation and is awarded annually at the autumn conference of the German Academy in Darmstadt.
The prize has been endowed with €20,000 since 2013.

Awardees

Siegfried Melchinger

Siegfried Melchinger

Journalist and Drama critic
Born 22/11/1906
Deceased 2/3/1988

Sigmund-Freud-Preis 1978
Laudatory Address by Horst Rüdiger
Acceptance Speech by Siegfried Melchinger
Diploma

Durch die Kraft und Genauigkeit seines Wortes hat er dramatische Werke der Weltliteratur, besonders das Drama der Griechen, in die Gegenwart ihrer Entstehung zurückversetzt und erklärt...

Jury members
Juryvorsitz: Präsident Peter de Mendelssohn
Vizepräsidenten Karl Krolow, Horst Rüdiger, Dolf Sternberger, Beisitzer Gerhard Storz, Bernhard Zeller, Eva Zeller