5 edition of German writers found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by James Hardin.|
|Series||Concise dictionary of world literary biography ;, v. 2|
|Contributions||Hardin, James N.|
|LC Classifications||PT155 .G47 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 739 p. :|
|Number of Pages||739|
|ISBN 10||078764482X, 0787644803|
|LC Control Number||99039453|
Buddenbrookslinks aesthetic decadence with social and moral decline. The influence of analysis appears in Demianan examination of the achievement of self-awareness by a troubled adolescent. But in Tristan und Isolde the German language achieves a high point of elegance, allusiveness, and sophistication that it would not reach again until the late 18th and 19th centuries. Whereas the Futurists glorified the machine, however, the Expressionists saw it more as an instrument that might help bring about a socialist utopia. The hero is no longer a chivalric knight earning fame and love by combat but rather a courtier and an artist who makes his way in the life of a royal court by eloquence and talent, by his skill in music and the hunt.
In a series of essays written between andthe Austrian critic and playwright Hermann Bahr explained the unsettling effects of Impressionism, which appeared to dissolve the boundaries of objects and make even the perceiving subject little more than a fluctuating angle of vision. In order to execute it, Ulfilas seems to have developed the Gothic alphabet. Subscribe today High courtly literature: Middle High German Classicism Cultural trends and mores unquestionably emanated from the German empire and the royal-imperial court, which from the 8th to the 13th century developed a rich and influential culture. He is denied her love until he passes her tests. It became a central document that initiated some of the most important experiments of German literary Modernism.
Dramatists of this period were increasingly concerned with the relation between the Nazi past and the political realities of the present. His carefully controlled narrative style, with its repeated motifs and structural symmetries, reveals upon closer inspection an awareness of upheaval and disruption. Adalbert Stifter paid loving attention to detail, cherishing individual objects, plants, and stones because, large or small, they bore witness to the order of the cosmos as a whole. Despite his initial protest, however, Oskar allows himself to be co-opted by the Nazis, joining a performing group that entertains soldiers on the Atlantic front.
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Parzival is the simpleton with a grand destiny. In East Germany the literary situation was very different from that of West Germany. The Man Outside —were a highly popular form. The Romantics were also intensely interested in the Middle Ages, which they saw as a simpler and more integrated time that could become a model for the new political, social, and religious unity they were seeking.
Although this play did not explicitly address the question of the Nazi past, it explored the degree to which an individual can preserve the spirit of resistance in the face of overwhelming pressures.
The resulting discussions stimulated a probing reexamination of the problem of autonomous art and the relation of aesthetics to ideology. Parody, pastiche, and German writers book allusions to other types of cultural production are characteristic of postmodernist literature. The Expressionist stage became a vehicle to effect a transformation of consciousness in the audience.
He becomes king of the Grail castle and overcomes his youthful sins by steadfastly loving his wife, by learning disciplinecompassion, and courtesy, and by remaining loyal to his own human destiny as knight and fighter.
A great film by Andrzej Wajda was based on this book. Its literature was almost exclusively in the Latin language. The book was published in and follows a Muslim Indian doctor named Aziz and his relationships with an English professor, Cyril Fielding, and a visiting English schoolteacher named Adela Quested.
During World War IHesse lived in neutral Switzerlandwrote denunciations of militarism and nationalismand edited a journal for German war prisoners and internees. German literature. Selma Lagerlof, The Swedish-born writer was the first woman to win the award.
Lessing broke out with her novel, The Grass Is Singing, about race relations in Zimbabwe where she was mostly raised. The humanistic imperial culture and its politics were nourished from the idea of Classical revival. By exploring the rift between actions and desires, the novel becomes an inquiry into the responsibility of historians and writers in general.
Early on in her career, she became extremely interested in Medieval times and wrote many historical novels. This article was most recently revised and updated by J. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription.
The youngest daughter of the family that takes him in at once offers herself and refuses to take no for an answer. Set in Paris and presented in the form of fragmentary jottings, the novel depicts modern city life as the multiple reflexes of a disoriented narrator who tries in vain to recapture the straightforward narrative logic he recalls from stories heard and read in his youth.
Adalbert Stifter paid loving attention to detail, cherishing individual objects, plants, and stones because, large or small, they bore witness to the order of the cosmos as a whole.
Der Steppenwolf ; Steppenwolf describes the conflict between bourgeois acceptance and spiritual self-realization in a middle-aged man.Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films.
He is best known for the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. As a child and a teenager, Gaiman read the works of C.
S. Book reviews and news about new books, best sellers, authors, literature, biographies, memoirs, children's books, fiction, non-fiction and more. Search Washington, DC area books events, reviews. Many writers called to mind the prophetic observation by 19th century German writer Heinrich Heine that "where one burns books, one will soon burn people." A Sign of the Ultimate Goal.
The 19th century The Romantic Movement The early years of German Romanticism have been aptly termed the theoretical phase of a movement whose origin can be traced back to the Sturm und Drang era and, beyond Germany itself, to the French philosopher and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
The debut books and authors to look out for in We asked some writers to tell us about their debuts ahead of their publication Love Notes from a German Building Site Author: Deirdre Falvey.
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