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In the shouty Valhalla of pointlessly destructive literary feuds

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“In the shouty Valhalla of pointlessly destructive literary feuds, a place of honor must go to the verbal duel between the poets Heinrich Heine and August von Platen, which amused and disgusted the German literary world in 1829.”  (The New Yorker, 2/5/21)

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