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Introductions to German literature.

Introductions to German literature.

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Published by Barnes & Noble in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German literature -- History and criticism,
  • German literature -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeneral editor: August Closs.
    ContributionsCloss, August.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14082649M
    OCLC/WorldCa11881198

    Literature, in its broadest sense, is any written ogically, the term derives from Latin litaritura/litteratura “writing formed with letters,” although some definitions include spoken or sung texts. More restrictively, it is writing that possesses literary merit. Literature can be classified according to whether it is fiction or non-fiction and whether it is poetry or prose. Introduction to German Literature and Culture syllabus spring GE 01 Logistical Information Fridays I I to in Hall. ornce: Decio Hall Mondays to 3 30 and to by Can Class on Mondays and Wednesdays and before and after class on Fridays. Phone: () () E—mail: Web: httpri.'

    Welcome to on Google sites. This website provides very short introductions to some of the finest texts in German-language literature for educational purposes. The website includes recommendations for further reading, in the hope that, after a quick look at this website, readers will turn off their computer and read a book instead. The modern nation of Germany did not take shape until the s. For hundreds of years before then, however, the German-speaking peoples of central Europe had been developing a rich and lasting body of writings. From early poems inspired by religion and tales of legendary heroes, German literature has expanded to include dramas and novels that.

    Introduction Poetry and philosophy have been basic to the development of German literature. They are often found running together in a kind of literary counterpoint. As in the history of the literature of most peoples, poetry was the first literary expression of the Germans.. Pre . Books An Introduction to German Literature In 10 Writers. Books The Case For Citing Christa Wolf As East Germany’s Literary Icon. Books The Culture Trip Literary City Guide To Berlin. Books On Nobel Laureate Herta Müller and Landscaping the Dispossessed. Books 11 .


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German Literature: A very short introduction by Nicholas Boyle, Oxford University Press,ff. The author, who is the Schröder Professor of German and President of Magdalene College at Cambridge University, makes the point in the Introduction to his book that literature is about more than the texts by: 1.

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Emphasizing the economic and religious context of many masterpieces of German literature 3/5(1). German writers, from Luther and Goethe to Heine, Brecht, and Günter Grass, have had a profound influence on the modern world. German Literature: A Very Short Introduction traces the course of German literature from the late Middle Ages to the present, focussing especially on the last years.

Emphasizing the economic and religious context of many masterpieces of German literature, it. German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German includes literature written in Germany, Austria, the German parts of Switzerland and Belgium, Liechtenstein, South Tyrol in Italy and to a lesser extent works of the German literature of the modern period is mostly in Standard German, but there are some currents of literature influenced to a.

German literature in all genres and from all historical periods has exerted an enormous influence on the history of western thought. From Martin Luther, Frederick Schiller, and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Thomas Mann, Bertolt Brecht, and Gunter Grass, Germany has produced an impressive number of great writers and great works.

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It takes as its starting point the Grnderzeit and its prevailing ethos; it traces the breakthrough of die Moderne (Naturalism), the attitudes of fin de sicle aestheticism, the eruption of expressionism, the literature of the Weimar Republic, of Nazism and exile. 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. Genre/Form: Bibliography Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Introductions to German literature.

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German writers, from Luther and Goethe to Heine, Brecht, and Gunter Grass, have had a profound influence on the modern world. This Very Short Introduction presents an engrossing tour of the course of German literature from the late Middle Ages to the present, focussing especially on the last years.

Although Czech author Franz Kafka contributed to the rise of what we may now call “World Literature”, his contributions of the German literary scene were extremely profound.

The Trial, along with Metamorphosis and his collection of shorter works, subverted many of the literary conventions of the time and introduced an endless trove of. @Leseratte Gordon by Edith Templeton is one of the books I added.

It was not writtten in German, I agree, but my reason for adding it is that the description of the Listopia says " or by those born in Germany, Austria and Switzerland" Edith Templeton was born in Prague, but as it was then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, personally I'd say she belongs on this list (falls in the category."Introduction: The Return of Wartime Suffering in Contemporary German Memory Culture, Literature and Film" published on 01 Jan by Brill | Rodopi.Literature and theatre.

Arguably, German literature holds less than its deserved status in world literature in part because the lyrical qualities of its poetry and the nuances of its prose defy translation.

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