The Novel in German Since 1990 (BOK)

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Diversity is one of the defining characteristics of contemporary German-language literature, not just in terms of the variety of authors writing in German today, but also in relation to theme, form, technique and style. However, common themes emerge: the Nazi past, transnationalism, globalisation, migration, religion and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and identity. This book presents the novel in German since 1990 through a set of close readings both of international bestsellers (including Daniel Kehlmann's Measuring the World and W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz) and of less familiar, but important texts (such as Yade Kara's Selam Berlin). Each novel discussed in the volume has been chosen on account of its aesthetic quality, its impact and its representativeness; the authors featured, among them Nobel Prize winners Gunter Grass, Elfriede Jelinek and Herta Muller demonstrate the energy and quality of contemporary writing in German.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521192378 Antall sider 318
Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2cm Vekt 640 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Stuart Taberner
Emner og form Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: from c 1900 -