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Mayer, Hans 1907 March 19-2001

Overview
Works: 10 works in 49 publications in 2 languages and 778 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Church history  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 833.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Hans Mayer
Publications by Hans Mayer
Most widely held works by Hans Mayer
Zur Literatur und Philosophie der Goethezeit; gesammelte Aufsätze zur Literaturwissenschaft by Theodor Wilhelm Danzel( Book )
17 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in German and Undetermined and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Werbepsychologie by Hans Mayer( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Das Evangelische Stift in Tübingen : Geschichte und Gegenwart : zwischen Weltgeist und Frömmigkeit by Joachim Hahn( Book )
7 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Energie für die Armen? : traditionelle Brennstoffe in Indien by Hans Mayer( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Afrika den Europäern! : von der Berliner Kongokonferenz 1884 ins Afrika der neuen Kolonisation by Ruth Weiss( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in German and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Nach Jahr und Tag : Reden 1945-1977 by Hans Mayer( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Abend der Vernunft : Reden und Vorträge, 1985-1990 by Hans Mayer( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Élégies posthumes d'Ovide : précédées de poèmes inédits by Ernst Fischer( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Die Blechtrommel; Roman by Günter Grass( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set against the backcloth of National Socialism, [this novel] is told in the first person by the central figure, Oskar Matzerath, tracing Oskar's history, beginning with his grandparents, and finishing at his thirtieth birthday (1954). Oskar is a dwarf, whose passion is his tin drum, which exercises some of the power of the Pied Piper's pipe, and he possesses a voice which is capable of breaking glass of all kinds at considerable range. The magic of Oskar's voice is matched by his ability to arrest his growth, but here, as elsewhere, the book moves on two planes, for the adult burgher world believes that his failure to develop is due to a fall. The grotesque figure of Oskar is accompanied by a grotesque series of happenings throughout his life, especially the eccentric deaths of those around him ... Oskar is finally condemned for a murder he has not committed and placed in a mental hospital. Oskar's detachment from the normal world enables him to comment upon it, and the book presents a dry and ironic review of the history of Oskar's times from the standpoint of Danzig, which was his home [as well as the author's].-The Oxford Companion to German Literature
Zu neuen Ufern ... : essays über Goethe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1950 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
 
Languages
German (45)
French (1)
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