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  1. German Women's Writing in the Twenty-First Century

    German Women's Writing in the Twenty-First Century [Paperback]

    Hester Baer(Editor); Alexandra Merley Hill(Editor); Alexandra Merley Hill(Contributor); Carrie Smith-Prei(Contributor); Helga Helga Druxes(Contributor); C. Smith-Prei / E. C. Smith-Prei / E. Herrmann(Contributor)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781640140257
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    What is the status of women's writing in German today, in an era when feminism has thoroughly problematized binary conceptions of sex and gender? Drawing on gender and queer theory, including the work of Lauren Berlant, Judith Butler, and Michel F... .... Learn More
  2. The Communicative Event in the Works of Günter Grass

    The Communicative Event in the Works of Günter Grass: Stages of Speech, 1959-2015 [Hardback]

    Nicole A. Thesz(Author); Nicole Nicole Thesz(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139566
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 186
    Nobel-laureate novelist and public intellectual Günter Grass was a towering figure among German writers and social critics from the 1950s until his death in 2015. After rising to prominence with the novel The Tin Drum (1959), he assume... .... Learn More
  3. Writing to Change the World

    Writing to Change the World: Anna Seghers, Authorship, and International Solidarity in the Twentieth Century [Hardback]

    Marike Janzen(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140141
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 187
    In the twentieth century, leftist authors around the world understood their writing as an act of solidarity, but their common project was obscured by the end of the Cold War and the dismantling of socialist states. This book begins to recover the ... .... Learn More
  4. Mystical Islam and Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary German Literature

    Mystical Islam and Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary German Literature: Openness to Alterity [Hardback]

    Joseph Twist(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781640140103
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 185
    At a time when the place of Muslims in German society is being disputed, this book explores how four contemporary German writers of Muslim backgrounds - Zafer Senocak, SAID, Feridun Zaimoglu, and Navid Kermani - point beyond identity politics and ... .... Learn More
  5. Edinburgh German Yearbook 11

    Edinburgh German Yearbook 11: Love, Eros, and Desire in Contemporary German-Language Literature and Culture [Hardback]

    Helmut Schmitz(Editor); Maj Gen Peter Davies CB(Editor); Angelika Vybiral(Contributor); Esther K. Bauer(Contributor); Helmut Schmitz(Contributor)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9781571139788
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Edinburgh German Yearbook
    While sociologists have long agreed that the problems of modern and contemporary subjectivity crystallize in the issue of romantic relationships and love (e.g., Luhmann, Illouz, Beck, etc.), the theme of love, so crucial to the foundational text o... .... Learn More
  6. Women and National Socialism in Postwar German Literature

    Women and National Socialism in Postwar German Literature: Gender, Memory, and Subjectivity [Hardback]

    Katherine Stone(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139948
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Women and Gender in German Studies
    Volume: 1
    In recent years, historians have revealed the many ways in which German women supported National Socialism-as teachers, frontline auxiliaries, and nurses, as well as in political organizations. In mainstream culture, however, thewomen of the perio... .... Learn More
  7. Suicide in East German Literature

    Suicide in East German Literature: Fiction, Rhetoric, and the Self-Destruction of Literary Heritage [Hardback]

    Robert Blankenship(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571135742
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 183
    The many fictional suicides in the literature of the German Democratic Republic have been greatly misunderstood. The common assumption is that authoritarian oppression in East Germany led to an anomalous abundance of real suicides, so that fiction... .... Learn More
  8. The Long Shadow of the Past

    The Long Shadow of the Past: Contemporary Austrian Literature, Film, and Culture [Hardback]

    Katya Krylova(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139399
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 181
    2018 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

    The process of coming to terms with its National Socialist past has been a long and difficult one in Austria. It is only over the past thirty years that the country's view of its role during the Thir... .... Learn More
  9. Heiner Müller's Democratic Theater

    Heiner Müller's Democratic Theater: The Politics of Making the Audience Work [Hardback]

    Michael Wood(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781571139986
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: 180
    The East German playwright Heiner Müller (1929-1995) is one of the most influential European dramatists and theater directors since Brecht. While critical literature on Müller often discusses the politics of his works, analysis tends to ... .... Learn More
  10. Stefan Zweig and World Literature

    Stefan Zweig and World Literature: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives [Paperback]

    Birger Vanwesenbeeck(Editor); Mark H. Gelber(Editor); Birger Vanwesenbeeck(Contributor); Darién J. Davis(Contributor); Geoffrey Winthrop-Young(Contributor); Darién J Davis(Contributor)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781640140073
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    The twenty-first century has seen a renewed surge of cultural and critical interest in the works of the Austrian-Jewish author Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), who was among the most-read and -acclaimed authors worldwide in the 1920s and1930s but after 1... .... Learn More

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