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Günter Grass and his critics : from the tin drum to Crabwalk

Author: Siegfried Mews
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, ©2008.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture., Literary criticism in perspective.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Swedish Academy announced that Gunter Grass had been awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize for Literature, it singled out his first novel The Tin Drum (1959, English translation 1963) as a seminal work that had signaled the postwar rebirth of German letters, auguring "a new beginning after decades of linguistic and moral destruction." Nearly fifty years after its publication, the novel's significance has been  Read more...
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Mews, Siegfried.
Günter Grass and his critics.
Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, ©2008
(DLC) 2007047416
(OCoLC)181424200
Named Person: Günter Grass; Günter Grass; Günter Grass; Günter Grass
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Siegfried Mews
ISBN: 9781571137968 1571137963
OCLC Number: 694361457
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 426 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Danzig, center of the universe --
Die Blechtrommel / The tin drum --
Katz und Maus / Cat and mouse --
Hundejahre / Dog years --
Danziger Trilogie / The Danzig trilogy --
From Danzig to the global stage: Grass's fiction of the 1970s and 1980s --
Örtlich betäubt / Local anaesthetic --
Aus dem Tagebuch einer Schnecke / From the diary of a snail --
Der Butt / The flounder --
Das Treffen in Telgte / The meeting at Telgte --
Kopfgeburten oder Die Deutshen sterben aus / Headbirths or The Germans are dying out --
Die Rättin / The rat --
Zunge zeigen / Show your tongue --
After reunification: old problems and new beginnings --
Unkenrufe / The call of the toad --
Ein weites Feld / Too far afield --
Mein Jahrhundert / My century --
Im Krebsgang / Crabwalk.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture., Literary criticism in perspective.
Responsibility: Siegfried Mews.

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