Modern German political drama, 1980-2000 (Book, 2003) []
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Modern German political drama, 1980-2000

Modern German political drama, 1980-2000

Author: Birgit Haas
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, ©2003.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The last two decades of the twentieth century gave rise to a renaissance in the genre of the political drama in Germany. Although political drama has always been a mainstay of German literature, it has been of particular significance during the years surrounding the Wende, or reunification, of 1989. This book is the first comprehensive study of politically engaged German drama writing in the 1980s and 1990s,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Birgit Haas
ISBN: 1571132856 9781571132857
OCLC Number: 52601502
Description: x, 239 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The 1980s --
Outcasts --
Green Issues --
The memory of the Holocaust --
The decay of the GDR --
pt. 2. The 1990s --
Reflections on German reunification --
Women in society today --
Terrorism in Germany --
Right-wing radicalism in Germany after reunification --
Media and politics.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Birgit Haas.
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A comprehensive survey of the renaissance of the German political drama in the years surrounding reunification.  Read more...


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...makes available essentially reliable readings of a rich assortment of plays by contemporaneous dramatists -- several of whom have escaped the attention of literary scholars. * GERMAN QUARTERLY * Read more...

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