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Literature and German reunification

Author: Stephen Brockmann
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge studies in German.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Placing the concept of the Kulturnation at the center of its analysis, the book explores the ways in which literature both responds to and helps to constitute notions of German national identity. Previous studies of postwar German literature have tended to avoid the problem of nationhood: this is one of the few books in any language to treat contemporary Germany as a cultural and national unity. The book discusses
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Brockmann
ISBN: 0521660548 9780521660549 0521027845 9780521027847
OCLC Number: 40489227
Description: xii, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: locating the nation --
Searching for Germany in the 1980s --
A third path? --
Literature and politics --
Literature and the Stasi --
The rebirth of tragedy --
The defense of childhood and the guilt of the fathers --
The time and the place of the nation.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in German.
Responsibility: Stephen Brockmann.
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