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Cambridge Companion to the Modern German Novel

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ISBN-10: 0521483921

ISBN-13: 9780521483926

Edition: 2004

Authors: Graham Bartram, Philip Payne

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Theodor Fontane, Hermann Hesse, Thomas Mann, Franz Kafka, and Gunther Grass are among the writers examined in this comprehensive introduction to the development of the German novel in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Including a chronology and guide to further reading, the Companion conveys the vitality and complexity of the modern German novel, and the debates surrounding it.
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Chronology
Preface
A note concerning translations and bibliographical data
The German novel in the long twentieth century Graham Bartram
Contexts of the novel: society, politics and culture in German-speaking Europe, 1870 to the present Lynn Abrams
The novel in Wilhelmine Germany: from realism to satire Alan Bance
Gender anxiety and the shaping of the self in some modernist writers
Franz Kafka: the radical modernist Stanley Corngold
Modernism and the Bildungsroman: Thomas Mann's Magic Mountain
Apocalypse and utopia in the Austrian novel of the 1930s
Images of the city Burton Pike
Women writers in the Weimar era Elizabeth Boa
The First World War and its aftermath in the German novel Michael Minden
The German novel during the Third Reich Ronald Speirs
History, memory, fiction after the Second World War Dagmar Barnouw
Aesthetics and resistance:
The kleiner Mann and modern times - from Fallada to Walser Anthony Waine
The 'critical' novel in the GDR Patricia Herminghouse
Identity and authenticity in Swiss and Austrian novels of the postwar era: Max Frisch and Peter Handke Michael Butler
Subjectivity and women's writing of the 1970s and early 1980s Allyson Fiddler
The German postmodern novel Paul Michael L�tzeler.