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Introduction to German Literature, 1871-1990

by Malcolm Humble

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Published by Macmillan Press in Basingstoke .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementMalcolm Humble andRaymond Furness.
ContributionsFurness, Raymond.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17163155M
ISBN 100333460375

The Reformation profoundly influenced the course of German literature, and Martin Luther's translation (–34) of the Bible propagated a unified High German language. Religious and scholarly writings were also affected by humanism ; German humanists included Ulrich von Hutten and Conradus Celtes. German Literature: A Very Short Introduction This ebook list for those who looking for to read German Literature: A Very Short Introduction, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites.

German writers, from Luther and Goethe to Heine, Brecht, and Günter Grass, have had a profound influence on the modern Very Short Introduction presents an engrossing tour of the course of German literature from the late Middle Ages to the present, focussing especially on the last years. Emphasizing the economic and religious context of many masterpieces of German literature, it. German learners who enjoy reading a good book can benefit greatly from reading German literature. Reading books in a foreign language is a natural and fun way of improving vocabulary and phraseology but also learning about the history and culture of the nation whose language you are trying to learn.

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Introduction The book is an invaluable guide to the literature of the German-speaking countries of the last one hundred and twenty years.

It takes as its starting point the Grnderzeit and its prevailing ethos; it traces the breakthrough of die Moderne (Naturalism), the attitudes of fin de sicle aestheticism, the eruption of expressionism, the literature of the Weimar Republic, of Nazism and exile. Introduction to German literature, Add library to Favorites Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

Introduction to German literature, [Malcolm Humble; Raymond Furness] -- The breaching of the Berlin Wall in November and the unification of Germany later were thrilling events which focused world attention on that country which, for good or ill, has radically.

An Introduction to German Literature, by Malcolm Humble (, Paperback). In German Literature: A Very Short Introduction, Nicholas Boyle illuminates the particular character and power of German literature and explores its impact on the larger cultural world.

Boyle presents an engrossing tour of German literature from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, focussing especially on 1871-1990 book last years. German literature in all genres and from all historical periods has exerted an enormous influence on the history of western thought.

From Martin Luther, Frederick Schiller, and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Thomas Mann, Bertolt Brecht, and Gunter Grass, Germany has produced an impressive number of great writers and great works.

The book gives an adequate scholarly survey of what has since taken place in German literature, properly speaking, up to the author W.G. Sebald (whose book After Nature (, English tr ) I read in ), whether comprised of reactions to literature elsewhere (English and French, say) or as original projects having distinct German roots /5.

German writers, from Luther and Goethe to Heine, Brecht, and Günter Grass, have had a profound influence on the modern world. This Very Short Introduction presents an engrossing tour of the course of German literature from the late Middle Ages to the present, focussing especially on the last years.

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German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German includes literature written in Germany, Austria, the German parts of Switzerland and Belgium, Liechtenstein, South Tyrol in Italy and to a lesser extent works of the German literature of the modern period is mostly in Standard German, but there are some currents of literature influenced to a.

Books shelved as german-literature: The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, Siddhartha by Hermann H. German Literature: A very short introduction by Nicholas Boyle, Oxford University Press,ff.

The author, who is the Schröder Professor of German and President of Magdalene College at Cambridge University, makes the point in the Introduction to his book that literature Cited by: 1.

German writers, from Luther and Goethe to Heine, Brecht, and Gunter Grass, have had a profound influence on the modern world. This Very Short Introduction presents an engrossing tour of the course of German literature from the late Middle Ages to /5(81).

The first part of Grass’s epic Danzig Trilogy follows the lives of a German family before World War II from the perspective of Oskar, a young man holed up in an insane asylum.

Both a revisiting of the first half of the 20th century and a look at the country in the present day, the novel explores life in the region of Danzig while also. a gentle introduction to German literature, for a language learner I'm an American who's recently moved to Germany, and I'm now most of the way through the integrationskurs.

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Introduction: German literature and philosophy Nicholas Saul ‘[T]he intermingling ofphilosophical and literary ideas’, Peter Stern once wrote, is a ‘commonplace ofGerman literary history’. Apart from his own studies ofthe ‘traffic between literature and philosophy’, a long list might be compiled ofstudies which aim somehow to explain.

Introduction: German literature and philosophy Nicholas Saul ‘[T]he intermingling of philosophical and literary ideas’, Peter Stern once wrote, is a ‘commonplace of German literary history’.

Apart from his own studies of the ‘traffic between literature and philosophy’,1 a long list might be compiled of studies which aim somehow to File Size: KB. German literature, German literature comprises the written works of the German-speaking peoples of central has shared the fate of German politics and history: fragmentation and discontinuity.

Germany did not become a modern nation-state untiland the prior history of the various German states is marked by warfare, religious turmoil, and periods of economic decline. PT GERMAN LITERATURE PT German literature Literary history and criticism Cf.

PN+ Germanic literature Periodicals 3 International 1.A4-Z American and English 2 French 3 German 5 Italian 7 Scandinavian 8 Spanish and Portuguese 9 Other () Yearbooks. Recognized as THE book for teaching academic reading skills, the fifth edition continues to introduce students in the humanities, arts, and social sciences to a basic knowledge of German that they can use independently to begin to read specialized literature in their respective fields.

This book has good German poems in it with their English translation close at hand. It is a great introduction to German poetry and poets, not to mention a great vocabulary builder. It is a helpful tool on the road to learning a new language/5(11).German Literature: A very short introduction by Nicholas Boyle, Oxford University Press,ff.

The author, who is the Schröder Professor of German and President of Magdalene College at Cambridge University, makes the point in the Introduction to his book that literature /5(10).This course provides an introduction to the history of German Literature from the 18th century up until the present.

By reading representative texts, students will receive an overview of various epochs and genres. In addition, basic terminology of literary studies will be explained.