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Herta Müller.

Author: Brigid Haines; Lyn Marven
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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This volume, containing contributions by an international team of scholars, introduces the work of Herta Müller (1953), a Romanian-German novelist, essayist and producer of collages. Individual chapters deal with Müller's major works and her volumes of collages. Other chapters explore her poetics and the Romanian background as well as themes, such as gender and life writing, running throughout her work, and her  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brigid Haines; Lyn Marven
ISBN: 9780199654642 0199654646
OCLC Number: 878147780
Notes: Maps : fig. : notes : bibliogr. : index.
Description: XIII, 272 p. ; . cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Beyond Realism:Herta Muller's Poetics ; 3. Beyond the Land of Green Plums: Romanian culture and language in Herta Muller's work ; 4. The Presence of the Unresolved Recent Past: Herta Muller and the Securitate ; 5. 'Stadt und Schadel', 'Reisende' and 'Verlorene': city, self and survival in Herta Muller's Reisende auf einem Bein ; 6. A Mutilated Fox Fur: Examining the Contexts of Imagery in Der Fuchs war damals schon der Jager ; 7. 'Macht nichts, macht nichts, sagte ich mir, macht nichts': Herta Muller's Romanian Novels ; 8. Return from the Archipelago: Herta Muller's Atemschaukel as soft memory ; 9. 'So fremd war das Gebilde': The Interaction between Visual and Verbal in Herta Muller's Prose and Collages ; 10. Gender and the Sexual Politics of Exchange in Herta Muller's Prose ; 11. Eastward bound: Herta Muller's international reception ; 12. Herta Muller in Translation ; 13. Life and Literature: Autobiography, Referentiality and Intertextuality in Herta Muller's Work ; 14. Famously Literary? The Nobel Prize and Herta Muller's Authorial Body

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A critical companion to the works of Herta Muller, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009.  Read more...

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excellent contribution to the study of an important contemporary author. * David Midgley, Modern Language Review * In their concise introduction, Haines and Marven provide an excellent overview of Read more...

 
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