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German literature in a new century

German literature in a new century

trends, traditions, transitions, transformations

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • German literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism,
  • German literature -- Europe, German-speaking -- History and criticism,
  • German literature -- Appreciation -- Europe, German-speaking,
  • Europe, German-speaking -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • Europe, German-speaking -- Intellectual life -- 21st century,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Katharina Gerstenberger & Patricia Herminghouse.
    ContributionsGerstenberger, Katharina, 1961-, Herminghouse, Patricia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT401 .G455 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19889880M
    ISBN 109781845455477
    LC Control Number2008026634

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    German Literature of the Eighteenth-Century is an impressive accomplishment, one that takes full advantage of the opportunities offered by a multi-volume history. The contributors cite extensively from the works discussed and devote time to both canonical and non-canonical figures, but they never lose their focus or lapse into an asyndetic. Der Neue Hiob or The New Job (that's "Job" as in the Book of Job) is an German-language novel by Leopold von steinrenovationanddesigngroup.com tells the story of Theofil Pisarenko, a peasant in eastern Galicia (present-day Ukraine) as his life is impacted by nineteenth-century political upheavals and personal tragedies alike.. An English translation by Harriet Liebér Cohen was published in


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German literature of the modern period is mostly in Standard German, but there are some currents of literature influenced to a greater or lesser degree by dialects (e.g. Alemannic). An early flowering of German literature is the Middle High German period of the High Middle Ages.

Modern literature in German begins with the authors of the. Its emphasis on younger authors, on literary marketing, and on female and Turkish-German authors confirms that literature continues to provide an important forum for discussions of German identity, but that in the new century the contours of that identity are rapidly changing.” · MonatshefteAuthor: Katharina Gerstenberger.

Middle High German proper runs from the beginning of the 12th century, and in the second half of the 12th century, there was a sudden intensification of activity, leading to a year "golden age" of medieval German literature referred to as the mittelhochdeutsche Blütezeit (–).

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Of these, Expressionism is the best known and most important. Beginning about and. 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.

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[Katharina Gerstenberger; Patricia Herminghouse;] -- "While the first decade after the fall of the Berlin Wall was marked by the challenges of unification and the often difficult process of reconciling East and West German experiences, many Germans.

Sep 01,  · Book description: While the first decade after the fall of the Berlin wall was marked by the challenges of unification and the often difficult process of reconciling East and West German experiences, many Germans expected that the “new century” would achieve “normalization.” The essays in Pages: Naturalism: represented by a great number of plays, fiction from the turn of the century and dramaturgy and stagecraft of the s.

Austria: popular Viennese playwrights of the early 19th century (Gewey, A. Von Schaden, V. Puchler, C.C. Martin.) Also literature dealing with the chief actors and producers in Vienna and Berlin between and Patricia Herminghouse is the Karl F.

and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor emerita of German Studies at the University of Rochester. She has written widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century German literature, the social contexts of women's writing, German identity, and German emigres in. German literature, German literature comprises the written works of the German-speaking peoples of central Europe.

It has shared the fate of German politics and history: fragmentation and discontinuity. Germany did not become a modern nation-state untiland the prior history of the various.

German literature in the 19th century was written against a background of political aspirations for nationhood, democracy and freedom of speech. Censorship and authoritarianism prevailed for much of the century. The medieval Holy Roman Empire (which had lasted in Europe for six centuries) came to an end after Napoleon’s defeat of Austria (at Austerlitz in ) and Prussia (at Jena in ).

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The novel tells the story of Joseph Knecht, a man who has lived three lives but seemingly lives without a purpose, playing a game with glass beads instead of confronting the.

German Literature: The 21 st Century. Today’s popular German authors are often criticized for being apolitical, especially in comparison to politically influential novelists like Heinrich Böll () and Günter Grass (*).

Their work often deals with the Second World War and the social climate in the new Federal Republic of Germany. Get this from a library. German literature in a new century: trends, traditions, transitions, transformations.

[Katharina Gerstenberger; Patricia Herminghouse;] -- While the first decade after the fall of the Berlin wall was marked by the challenges of unification and the often difficult process of reconciling East and West German experiences, many Germans.

After university she worked for the ‘Deutscher Schriftstellerverband’ (Association of German Writers) of the GDR, edited the literary journal ‘neue deutsche literatur’ (New German Literature), and in became a reader for the ‘Mitteldeutscher Verlag’, a publisher of mainly contemporary literature which also brought out the first.

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