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Suicide in East German Literature: Fiction, Rhetoric, and the Self-Destruction of Literary Heritage

Blankenship, Robert.

(2017)  | 9781571135742 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 13/7/2017
AUD 149.95 (inc. GST), AUD 136.32 (ex. GST),
The many fictional suicides in the literature of the German Democratic Republichave been greatly misunderstood. The common assumption is that authoritarianoppression in East Germany led to an anomalous abundance of real suicides, sothat fictional suicides in GDR literature constitute a simple, realisticreflection...

The Emergence of Early Yiddish Literature: Cultural Translation in Ashkenaz

Frakes, Jerold C.

(2017)  | 9780253025517 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 302pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
AUD 99.95 (inc. GST), AUD 90.86 (ex. GST),
While much early Yiddish literature belonged to pious genres, quasi-seculargenres√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚepic, drama, and lyric√Ę‚ā¨‚ÄĚalso developed. Jerold Frakes contends thatthe historical context of the emergence of Yiddish literature is an essentialfactor in any understanding of its cultural relevance in a time and place...

Mad Mädchen: Popfeminism and Generational Conflict in Recent German Literature and Film

McCarthy, Margaret.

(2017)  | 9781785335693 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
AUD 182.95 (inc. GST), AUD 166.32 (ex. GST),
The last two decades have been transformational, often discordant ones forGerman feminism, as a new cohort of activists has come of age and challengedmany of the movement's strategic and philosophical orthodoxies. Mad Mädchenoffers an incisive analysis of these trans-generational debates, identifying...


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