By Raymond Furness
Containing entries on over 400 authors of fiction, poetry and drama from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, this valuable paintings of reference offers fabric of a variety and intensity that no different ebook at the topic in English attains. For the second one version, the entries were up-to-date to incorporate the latest works of German literature. a couple of new entries were additional, dealing specifically with the East German literary scene and the altering literary panorama after reunification. as well as simple biographical evidence, the better half deals summaries, details on involvement in literary teams and political advancements, colleges and activities, severe phrases and features of the opposite arts, together with movie.
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Becher; he also appeared in court as a medical witness in the trial concerning the ostensible obscenity of the Dadaist journal Jedermann sein eigener Fuβball. Benn’s primitivism, his disillusionment with democracy and his inability to sympathize with platitudinous humanism led him to throw in his lot with National Socialism; by no means an aberration, his welcoming the Nazi seizure of power was a natural development of certain tendencies which characterized his poetry throughout. His standpoint is clearly expressed in Der neue Staat und die Intellektuellen of 1933.
Eine Invention (1972) traces the failure of a researcher to uncover the truth about the declining years of the nineteenth-century anarchist revolutionary, while Königswald (1984) presents eight aristocratic ladies and their maid trapped for a time in a castle in Bohemia with a group of SS troops as the Americans and Russians advance from different directions. Poems: Wer antwortet wem (1991). Bierbaum, Otto Julius (1865–1910) Poet, novelist, playwright and co-founder of the art journal Pan (1895) and the literary journal Die Insel (1899), from which the Insel-Verlag was to develop, Bierbaum demonstrated a restless talent which perfectly exemplified the disparate and often confused tendencies of the literary scene of the ‘Jahrhundertwende’.
Yet even birthday poems for his children are given a political dimension in the context of the nuclear threat. The pre-1976 collections are assembled in Nachlaβ I (1977). Klartext im Getümmel (1990) gathers prose pieces from the years since he was deprived of his GDR citizenship, mainly political, but also literary and personal, and includes ‘Das war’s. Klappe zu. Affe lebt’, the most significant settling of accounts with the GDR to appear in the immediate aftermath of the Wende. Über das Geld und andere Herzensdinge (1991) contains five political articles, Der Sturz des Dädalus (1992), essays, speeches and open letters.
A Companion to Twentieth-Century German Literature by Raymond Furness