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Killing time : waiting hierarchies in the twentieth-century German novel

Author: Jennifer William
Publisher: Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A recurrent character constellation in modernist and postmodern literature involves subordinates forced to wait for others to act before they can advance - literally or figuratively, personally or  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer William
ISBN: 9780838757413 0838757413
OCLC Number: 320895377
Description: 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : waiting hierarchies: symptomatic of modern life --
Der Verschollene : "why are you keeping me waiting?" --
Der Zauberberg : "empty betweentimes" --
Transit : "an insane waiting for nothing" --
Mutmassungen über Jakob : "the world hasn't been waiting just for me" --
Malina : "must one wait a whole lifetime?" --
"Ich" : "now I could only wait--
for what?" --
Nachwelt : "the waiting existed only for her."
Responsibility: Jennifer Marston William.

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