This genre reemerged during the second half of the 20th century with the compositions of Hans Werner Henze, Aribert Reimann and Bernd Alois Zimmermann, and continues to be popular today.
For the second edition, the entries have been updated to include the most recent works of German literature.
A number of new entries have been added, dealing in particular with the East German literary scene and the changing literary landscape after reunification. In addition to basic biographical facts, the Companion offers summaries, information singende writing altenberg lieder involvement in literary groups and political developments, schools and movements, critical terms and aspects of the other arts, including film.
Raymond Furness, Professor of German, and Malcolm Humble, Lecturer in German, both at the University of St Andrews, have drawn on their extensive experience of teaching and research to produce a work which will be indispensable to all students of German and will provide fascinating reading for anyone interested in German literature.
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German literature, — Critical studies I. Swiss literature German —20th century—Bio-bibliography. C65 [PT] This present Companion enumerates those twentieth-century literary figures who have contributed a distinctive voice; as Germany becomes the focus of Europe once more so its writers become increasingly interesting as interpreters of and commentators on the modern world.
We have no particular axe to grind, but attempt to assess the importance of women writers, writers in the territories formerly known as the German Democratic Republic and those who are perhaps peripheral but nevertheless have an original tone.
Our tastes are catholic, and only limits on time and space prevented the volume from exceeding acceptable dimensions.
We apologize for the omission of those names which the reader seeks in vain. The new Companion seeks to be as topical as possible and has been enlarged to contain information on the post-Wende trauma including references to allegations of Stasi involvementas well as other items of contemporary interest.
We have sought to provide a full panorama, however, with dates of birth ranging from to The Companion strives to give succinct, lucid information on well over four hundred writers; again, we apologize if our criteria of exclusion are not shared by the reader who seeks an author in vain.
His breakthrough came in with Der Tag wird kommen. Since then he has produced a series of prose works all marked by radical subjectivity and a mixture of standard German and Bavarian dialect, fact and fantasy, some of whichDie Atlantikschwimmer and Die Alexanderschlacht have been revised and republished in collected form.
Further A companion to twentieth-century german literature 2 plays are Auf verlorenem Postenwhich treats post-Wende trauma as farce, and Der Stiefel und sein Socken After a short period in Prague he emigrated in to London.
His work can be divided into three parts: Das Antlitz einer Zwangsgemeinschaft. Geschichte, Soziologie, Psychologie2nd improved and enlarged edntogether with his editing of Die verheimlichte Wahrheit.
The same qualities are evident in Der verwaltete Mensch. Panorama traces ten stages in the development of Josef Kramer between andwhich cover Prague, its rural vicinity, boarding school, a youth group, a mystical sect, periods of employment as a private teacher and in further education, forced labour in occupied Bohemia and in Langenstein concentration camp, and finally a visit to Launceston Castle in Cornwall after liberation and emigration; the sections are written in disparate styles reflecting the age and experience of the protagonist, but are held together by the leitmotif of the panorama or peepshow.
Eine Reise is a classic account of the deportation and concentration camp confinement of a fictional family, of whose five members only one survives. Die Wand records the problematic adjustment of a Holocaust survivor to life in London.
Further fiction includes Unser Georg. Her later works are marked by a tone and technique ranging between the bleak absurd cf. Werke appeared in seven volumes in Although Altenberg excelled at pithy and trenchant comments on the demi-monde of Viennese night life his quizzical and frequently sardonic gaze encompassed Austrian and German society as a whole.
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