Der Struwwelpeter neu frisiert, oder, Lästige Geschichten und dolle Bilder: für Bürger bis 100 Jahre, nach Heinrich Hoffmann. Munich: Rütten + Loening, 1969. Eckart HACHFELD, Rainer HACHFELD.
“HIPPIE” STRUWWELPETER

Der Struwwelpeter neu frisiert, oder, Lästige Geschichten und dolle Bilder: für Bürger bis 100 Jahre, nach Heinrich Hoffmann. Munich: Rütten + Loening, 1969

Munich: Rütten + Loening, 1969. 4to. 23, [1] pp. Numerous colored illustrations on each page. Original illustrated front board illustrating a “modern” Peter dressed in uniform holding a cracked egg and rotten tomatoes, and standing on a platform with an image of Mao’s red book and a uniform. Item #16550

A parody of Hoffman’s Der Struwwelpeter pillorying various German political figures of the 1960s, including Walter Ulbricht, Conrad Ahlers and Willy Brandt. The individual stories pillory various members of the “Grossen Coalition,” the governing coalition of the two biggest political parties in one parliament of modern Germany. Eckart Hachfeld (1910-1994) was a film and television writer, and his son Rainer (b. 1939) is a freelance writer and caricaturist.

Price: $450.00

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