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Cassandra : a novel and four essays

Author: Christa Wolf
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Novel retells the story of the fall of Troy from Cassandra's point of view. The four accompanying pieces describe the novel's genesis.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Cassandra, (Legendary character); Cassandra, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christa Wolf
ISBN: 0374119562 9780374119560
OCLC Number: 10726783
Notes: Translation of: Kassandra and Voraussetzungen einer Erzählung.
Description: 305 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Cassandra --
Conditions of a narrative : Cassandra. 1. Travel report, about the accidental surfacing and gradual fabrication of a literary personage ; 2. The travel report continues, and the trail is followed ; 3. A work diary, about the stuff life and dreams are made of ; 4. A letter, about unequivocal and ambiguous meaning, definiteness and indefiniteness; about ancient conditions and new view-scopes; about objectivity.
Other Titles: Kassandra.
Responsibility: by Christa Wolf ; translated from the German by Jan van Heurck.

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Novel retells the story of the fall of Troy from Cassandra's point of view. The four accompanying pieces describe the novel's genesis.

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