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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. "Michael Minden's cultural history of modern German literature provides a rich context for astute and stimulating re-readings of canonical works. In scrutinizing German literature as a variety of social and artistic practices, he offers refreshing perspectives on the interaction between writers, texts and readers." Katrin Kohl, Jesus College Format: Hardcover.
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out of 5 stars 2, Kindle Edition. Get this from a library. Modern German literature. [Michael Minden] -- This accessible and fresh account of German writing since is a case study of literature as a cultural and spiritual resource in modern societies. Beginning with the emergence of German language.
Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eloesser, Arthur, Modern German literature. New York: A.A. Knopf. Read the full-text online edition of Modern German Literature, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Modern German Literature, German literature - German literature - The 18th century: Recovery from the devastating Thirty Years’ War was reflected in the cultural life of the Holy Roman Empire and in the various German states.
The era of confessional conflict and war had come to an end inbut urban culture continued to decline, and the empire became a country of innumerable courts. Writers of sixteenth-century German popular literature took great interest in describing, debating, commenting on, and prescribing gender roles, and discourses of gender can be traced in texts of all kinds from this period.
This book focuses on popular works. Modern German Literature On Modern German Literature book the distillation of a lifetime's reading and teaching; it is a rare feat by a unique scholar and fluent writer." Julian Preece, Swansea University, "A rich and rewarding book" Modern Langauge Review "A valuable contribution to cultural studies.
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. Opitz was given the office of councillor to Duke Georg Rudolf von Liegnitz und Brieg inthe same year that his most significant work, Buch von der Deutschen Poeterey (The Book of German Poetics), was this year he also published a collection of his own poetry entitled Acht Bücher deutscher Poematum (Eight Books of German Poetry).).
The following. A history of the figure of the bibliomaniac or excessive book-lover. The _bibliomane_ was condemned until the 19th century, at which point it met with veneration in a literary temple of which Flaubert, Stendhal, Nerval, Barbey d’Aurevilly, and Anatole France were so many pillars.
as reflected in major works of German literature and in the. Book, ISBN: Brief Biography: Sabine Rothemann studied German Literature, Philosophy and French Literature in Tübingen, Frankfurt am Main and Paris.
She earned her doctorate on Robert Walser and Franz Kafka. Today she lives in Freiburg and works as a writer and lecturer. She writes essays on literature, politics and society in.
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.
The Evangelienbuch (Book of the Gospels), by Otfried of Weissenberg, the first poet known by name in German literature, was the earliest German poem in rhymed verse. All these works were written in dialects of either the Old High German or Old Low German groups (forerunners of modern German dialects).
This accessible and fresh account of German writing since is a case study of literature as a cultural and spiritual resource in modern societies. Beginning with the emergence of German language literature on the international stage in the mid-eighteenth century, the book plays down conventional labels and periodisation of German literary.
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MATEO: Mannheimer Texte online Digital versions of Early Modern primary sources held at the University of Mannheim (site not updated since ). 18 th Century German Literature Online Full-text online access to first editions and first published complete editions by more than German-speaking authors of the 18th : Michael Printy.
A modern classic. Germany: Gert Hoffmann: The Parable of the Blind achievement by one of our best scholars of classic German literature. Germany It's not only the best German book I ever. The Guide to Modern World Literature is a reference book by Martin Seymour-Smith that aims to describe every important 20th-century author (as of ), in all languages, in an encyclopedic presentation.
It was first published in with a completely revised and updated version in called The New Guide to Modern World Literature at 1, pages. Professor and Director of the German Subdivision; Co-Director, Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought PhD, University of California, Berkeley.
; [email protected]; Gilman ; Research Interests: Modern German literature and thought; German-Jewish culture. The Reisebilder continue to inspire modern German poets like Hans Magnus Enzensberger, whose essay volume Ach Europa.
(, translated into English in as Europe, Europe) can be read as a tribute to Heine’s berger comments that Heine is ‘a prime example of someone who was in a certain sense a journalist, but you can still read his reports. The book addresses German literature of the twentieth century in particular, with an emphasis on modern poetry and fiction by East and West German authors.
Another theme concerns itself with biographical matters of various : Rachel Schwedt. In the s, Latin American literature became known worldwide as never before. Writers such as Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Mario Vargas Llosa, Carlos Fuentes, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz, and Mario Vargas Llosa all became part of the general culture of educated readers of English, French, German, and Italian.
But few know about the literary tradition from which. This book describes German literary history up to the unification of Germany in Contributors, all leading scholars in their field, take a fresh look at the main authors and movements, and also ask what Germans in a given period were actually reading and writing, what they would have seen at the local theatre or found in the local lending library; it includes, for.
Useful also are BARTELS, Handbuch zur Geschichte der deutschen Literatur (2nd ed., Leipzig, ); BREUL, Handy Bibliographical Guide to the Study of the German Language and Literature (London, ).
For modern German literature NOLLEN, A Chronology and Practical Bibliography of Modern German Literature (Chicago, ) will be found helpful.
Free 2-day shipping. Buy Modern German Literature at nd: Michael Minden. The Modern Language Association International Bibliography indexes 4, periodicals in English and other languages as well as books, book chapters, and dissertations.
Its subject matter includes critical works on literature, language, linguistics, film, and : Kevin Kurdylo. German Baroque literature flourished fromalongside great social and political changes.
This lesson will introduce you to the main characteristics of ."I find this an ideal introductory textbook for students of German literature. The material included provides an excellent overview of German literature since by embedding it in a cultural-historical context and clearly explaining the literary, cultural, and historical concepts involved.Japanese Modern Literature (from ) When Japan opened to the rest of the world in the Meiji period (), the influence of western literary concepts and techniques was felt strongly.
Novelists experimented with 'new' ideas such as liberalism, idealism, and romanticism and were variously influenced by French, British or German literature.