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The Post-War Novella in German Language Literature

An Analysis (Ams Studies in Library and Information Science)

by Bruce Plouffe

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Published by AMS Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL7475678M
ISBN 100404640559
ISBN 109780404640552

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The Post-War Novella in German Language Literature by Bruce Plouffe Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study focuses on shorter prose texts in post-War Germany, especially works by Durrenmatt, Hochhuth and Walser. Bringing to bear different but complementary approaches, Dr Plouffe considers the "Novelle" and its Anglo-Saxon counterparts, the short story and novella.

David Luke's recent dual-language Penguin Classics translation is a great achievement by one of our best scholars of classic German literature. Germany Alfred Neumann. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. With the writing of my novella Love’s Harvest I have done a tremendous amount of research into Germany, the ethnic Germans of the Volga and Sudentenland regions, and ex-pat/exiled Germans.

The research which has introduced me to several German-language authors, and has added to my To Be Read stack of books. Welcome to German Literature Month or Herzlich Willkommen zum Monat der deutschsprachigen Literatur I thought it might be a good idea to start German Literature Month with a post that I had promised to write on some of the most important women writers of German language.

German literature is often perceived as being dominated by men. Post-War English Literature Sara Martín Alegre P08// The history of Britain in the post-war period is undoubtedly a history of decline. In the last fifty years Britain has tried to maintain a leading role in whose native language is not English.

The book market for English is therefore much larger than just the UnitedFile Size: 1MB. German literature - German literature - The 20th century: German Modernism emerged from turn-of-the-century Aestheticism.

Like European Modernism as a whole, German Modernism was in fact a cluster of different literary movements, including Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit (“New Objectivity”), and Dada. Of these, Expressionism is the best known and most important.

Books shelved as post-war-germany: The Black Eagle Inn by Christoph Fischer, The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, German Boy: A Child in War by Wolfgang W.E. Catastrophe and Identity in Post-War German Literature by Aaron Horton The purpose of this study is to examine selected German literature dealing with issues of history and identity in light of the catastrophic reshaping of society after World War II and reunification.

: Narrative and Fantasy in the Post-War German Novel: A Study of Novels by Johnson, Frisch, Wolf, Becker, and Grass (Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs) (): Chloe E. Paver: BooksAuthor: Chloe E.

Paver. English literature - English literature - The literature of World War II (–45): The outbreak of war inas inbrought to an end an era of great intellectual and creative exuberance. Individuals were dispersed; the rationing of paper affected the production of magazines and books; and the poem and the short story, convenient forms for men under arms, became the favoured means.

This novella-length piece about an old man’s liberation and suffering in Venice is a tribute to the dual qualities of literature and all art in general. Written from the perspective of an aging author, Mann foresees (and forewarns of, for that matter) the inevitable intrusion of decadence, violence and passion upon the conventional literary text.

The US’s postwar literature - Kerouac’s On the Road, Bellow’s The Adventures of Augie March, Mailer’s The Naked and The Dead – have about them the. This book well documents how -- in a remarkable post-war process of moral regeneration -- German literature struggles to come to terms with what happened.”―Amos Elon, author of The Pity of It All “Harvard's New History of German Literature is an encyclopedic browser of incomparable quality for Germanophiles and Germanophobes alike.

In a Cited by: German literature is rich in beautifully crafted stories, especially from the eras of Sturm und Drang, Romanticism, and Realism. Certain German books are an excellent introduction not only to German literature but to German culture and the history of Germany too.

Many of the most famous works of literature to emerge from Germany, such as All Quiet on the Western Front, The Never-ending Story. Postmodern literature isn't about creating something % new and real—remember, these ideals are no longer seen as possible by postmodernists.

Rather than fighting against this, though, postmodernists go with the flow and embrace the idea of writing stories about stories, instead of getting bogged down in a quest for what's authentic or real.

Originally posted by foreverlostinliterature. Die Literatur - literature. Das Buch - book Das Taschenbuch - paperback Der Buchladen - bookshop Die Bücherei - library.

Der Leser (m) - reader Die Leserin (f) - reader Der Autor (m) - author Die Autorin (f) - author Der Schriftsteller (m) - writer Die Schriftstellerin (f) - writer Der Text - text Die Geschichte - story. The publication of her book Was bleibt (What remains) in summer (shortly before German reunification) gave rise to the so-called ‘Literaturstreit’ ('literature debate'), a controversy in which she, together with other authors from the GDR, was accused of having been too complicit with the East German regime and having sacrificed the.

POST-WAR BRITISH NOVELS The 20th century literature is dominated by war with common themes of alienation, isolation and fragmentation. The century opened with the Boer War and continued through World War I, World War II, The Balkans, Korea, and Vietnam, File Size: KB.

Books. This page lists books by German-speaking authors, sorted by genre and year. Most of the older books can easily be found marked with [series of books] are books where it may make sense to read the first book first, but that are otherwise not really connected to each other in terms of e.g. progressing storyline (An English example might be "The Three Investigators").

The satire, set in post war England, wrote this novella about an ageing man who writes an apology for his rudeness, some three decades before, to a helpful librarian. Written in German, it.Post-War Literature in Germany "No more war!" Writers felt the need to make a clean sweep after the defeat of Nazism had left them in a cultural vacuum Genres: Lyric Drama Prose What made Wolfgang Borchert such an important author during the Post-War Literature?

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