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Understanding Uwe Johnson

Author: Gary Lee Baker
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1999.
Series: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Uwe Johnson is considered one of the most important postwar German authors, significant not only for his unique literary style and linguistic creativity but also for the thematic issues he addressed in his works. Johnson was the first German author to treat, in fiction, the division of Germany after the war. He explored its psychological, political, and cultural manifestations in a network of characters and places
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Uwe Johnson; Uwe Johnson; Uwe Johnson; Uwe Johnson
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Lee Baker
ISBN: 1570032823 9781570032820
OCLC Number: 40126089
Description: xii, 172 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Misunderstanding Uwe Johnson --
Approach to narrative and storytelling: essays and interviews --
Ingrid Babendererde: political maturation --
Deadly choices: speculations about Jakob --
The frustrated biographer: the third book about Achim --
Of sports cars and private spaces: two views --
The poetization of history: anniversaries, from the life of Gesine Cresspahl --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Understanding modern European and Latin American literature.
Responsibility: Gary L. Baker.

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An overview of the work of Uwe Johnson, concentrating on five of his novels, including "Ingrid Babendererde" and "Two Views". A chapter dedicated to his life describes the themes that concerned  Read more...

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