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Understanding Christa Wolf : returning home to a foreign land

Author: Margit Resch
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1997.
Series: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christa Wolf is one of the most celebrated and controversial of German writers. She has a large and devoted global audience, has published works that have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and has received many coveted prizes. In this chronological study of her novels, short stories, and essays, Margit Resch examines Wolf's literary career and its link to her country's traumatic past. Resch contends
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Resch, Margit.
Understanding Christa Wolf.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c1997
(OCoLC)644147316
Named Person: Christa Wolf; Christa Wolf; Christa Wolf; Christa Wolf; Christa Wolf
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margit Resch
ISBN: 1570031487 9781570031489
OCLC Number: 36017257
Description: xvii, 182 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Understanding Christa Wolf : some prerequisites --
"Identity through bonds" --
"So much light in so much darkness" --
"To be honest, to be lonely" --
"Reality broken in two" --
"Curiosity is a vice of women and cats" --
"Running into knives" --
Romanticists : "precursors, you" --
"Books are deeds" --
"Idyll and catastrophe" --
"Returning home to a foreign land".
Series Title: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Responsibility: Margit Resch.

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