The German legacy in East Central Europe as recorded in recent German-language literature (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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The German legacy in East Central Europe as recorded in recent German-language literature

Author: Valentina Glajar
Publisher: New York : Camden House, ©2004.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study focuses on the complex legacy of the German and Austrian political and cultural presence in East Central Europe in the twentieth century. It contributes to the discussion of "German" identity in eastern Europe, and has important implications for German, Austrian, and East European studies. It addresses the specific situations of the former Habsburg regions of Bukovina (the Ukraine/Romania), Moravia (the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gregor von Rezzori; Edgar Hilsenrath; Erica Pedretti; Herta (Schriftstellerin) Müller
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valentina Glajar
ISBN: 1571132562 9781571132567
OCLC Number: 53361367
Description: ix, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: After empire: "postcolonial" Bukovina in Gregor von Rezzori's Blumen im Schnee (1989) --
Transnistria and the Bukovinian Holocaust in Edgar Hilsenrath's Die Abenteuer des Ruben Jablonski (1999) --
Narrating history and subjectivity: Vergangenheitsbewältigung in Erica Pedretti's Engste Heimat (1995) --
The discourse of discontent: politics and dictatorship in Herta Müller's Herztier (1994).
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Valentina Glajar.
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The legacy of the 20th-c. German and Austrian political/cultural presence in East Central Europe, as shown in recent literature.  Read more...

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[The] study offers a fine balance of historical and literary analysis and helps to broaden our understanding of German-language minority literature. * GERMAN QUARTERLY * [S]ophisticated and well Read more...

 
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