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The representation of war in German literature

from 1800 to the present
  • 2.91 MB
  • English
Cambridge University Press , New York
German literature -- History and criticism, War in liter
StatementElisabeth Krimmer.
LC ClassificationsPT148.W3 K755 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24110202M
ISBN 139780521198028
LC Control Number2010007113

Book Description Spanning the period from the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars to the recent wars in Yugoslavia and Iraq, this book presents readings of major German writers from Schiller and Kleist to Grass and Jelinek in order to come to a deeper understanding of the challenges that confront writers of by: : The Representation of War in German Literature: From to the Present eBook: Elisabeth Krimmer: Kindle StorePrice: $   In her study The Representation of War in German Literature, Elisabeth Krimmer takes on a topic that is truly part of Weltliteratur since its beginnings, a universal theme that has captivated writers’ and readers’ imaginations alike for at least two and a half millennia.

Krimmer′s book does not offer a comprehensive history of the representation of war in German literature in the last. THE REPRESENTATION OF WAR IN GERMAN LITERATURE The history of literature about war is marked by a fundamental paradox: although war forms the The representation of war in German literature book of countless novels, dramas, poems, and films, it is often conceived as indescribable.

Even as many writers strive toward an ideal of authenticity, they maintainFile Size: KB. The representation of war in German literature: from to the present.

[Elisabeth Krimmer] -- "The history of literature about war is marked by a fundamental paradox: although war forms the subject of countless novels, dramas, poems, and films, it is often conceived as indescribable.

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Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. World War I literature is a reflection of a collective crisis of confidence and trust in modern civilization, issues that are inextricably linked to the question of meaning.

Depending on philosophical and political positions, the attempts to answer this question varied, and they changed over time until the s. Get this from a library. The representation of war in German literature: from to the present. [Elisabeth Krimmer] -- "The history of literature about war is marked by a fundamental paradox: although war forms the subject of countless novels, dramas, poems, and films, it is often conceived as indescribable.

Even as. the most famous post-war German writers, represent an emerging literary tradition that attempts to set itself apart from the past as represented by Thomas Mann and his generation.

All five authors served in the Wehrmacht during World War II and spent at least some time in Allied captivity. The Representation of War in German Literature: From to the Present. [Elisabeth Krimmer] -- Investigates the aesthetic, theoretical, and historical challenges that confront German writers of war from to the present.

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The war novel's origins are in the epic poetry of the classical and medieval periods, especially Homer's The Iliad, Virgil's The Aeneid, sagas like the Old English Beowulf, and Arthurian of these epics were concerned with preserving the history or mythology of conflicts between different societies, while providing an accessible narrative that could reinforce the collective.

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Jens Westemeier (born ) is a German historian and author who specialises in military history and the history of the Nazi has published several books on topics relating to the Waffen-SS and its personnel and commanders.

InWestemeier researched the Waffen-SS past of the German romanist and academic Hans Robert Jauß leading to the re-evaluation of the latter's mater: University of Regensburg. 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.

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Although the canon continues to be challenged, the texts most frequently taught in schools and universities are lyrics by Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen; poems by Ivor Gurney, Edward Thomas, Charles Sorley, David Jones and Isaac Rosenberg are also.

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These are books in the public domain, which means they're freely. Book description: Twenty-first-century views of historical violence have been immeasurably influenced by cultural representations of the Second World War.

Within Europe, one of the key sites for such representation has been the vast array of museums and memorials that reflect contemporary ideas of war, the roles of Pages:.

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