Contemporary German Stories

Overview

This volume contains 22 stories and novellas, many appearing in English for the first time. Among the authors represented are Peter Handke, Alfred Andersch, Stefan Andres, Jurgen Becker, Ulla Merkewicz, Elisabeth Borchers, Gisela Elsner and Max von der Grun.

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Overview

This volume contains 22 stories and novellas, many appearing in English for the first time. Among the authors represented are Peter Handke, Alfred Andersch, Stefan Andres, Jurgen Becker, Ulla Merkewicz, Elisabeth Borchers, Gisela Elsner and Max von der Grun.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826409690
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Publication date: 11/1/1998
  • Series: German Library Series , #100
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A. Leslie Willson

ALFRED ANDERSCH

Jesuskingdutschke

Translated by A. Leslie Willson

STEFAN ANDRES

El Greco Paints the Grand Inquisitor

Translated by Jeanne R. Willson

JURGEN BECKER

From the Story of a Separation

Translated by A. Leslie Willson

ULLA BERKEWICZ

Hi, Wendy!

Translated by A. Leslie Willson

ELISABETH BORCHERS

Murder; or, This Story Is No Proof

Translated by James A. Hayes

GISELA ELSNER

The Engagement

Translated by Minetta Altgelt Goyne

HUBERT FICHTE

The Garden

Translated by A. Leslie Willson

GUNTER BRUNO FUCHS

Confessions of an Elderly Cane Maker

Translated by A. Leslie Willson

MAX VON DER GRUN

Shorthand Text

Translated by John Derrenberger

PETER HANDKE

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick

Translated by Michael Roloff

HERBERT HECKMAN

UBUville—The City of the Grand Egg

Translated by Thomas I. Bacon

HELMUT HEIßENBUTTEL

Texts

Translated by Michael Hamburger

MICHAEL KRUGER

The Pet

Translated by A. Leslie Willson

ULRIKE LANGLE

The Devil Is the Friend of Man

Translated by Scott G. Williams (with Ulrike Langle, Grit Liebscher, Hiram Maxim, Ann Reitz)

FRIEDERIKE MAYROCKER

In a Rundown Neighborhood

Translated by Michael P. Elzay

HANS ERICH NOSSACK

The Pocketknife

Translated by Marc Tangner

HELGA NOVAK

Journey of a Woman Nihilist to Verona in Late Autumn

Translated by Peter Spycher

LUTZ RATHENOW

Struggle

Translated by George F. Peters

JOSEF REDING

Disturbances All the Way to Baton Rouge

Translated by Ralph R. Read III

UWE TIMM

The Dinner Party

Translated by Rebecca Penn

WOLFGANG WEYRAUCH

Something's Happening

Translated by Earl N. Lewis

WOLF WONDRATSCHEK

German Lesson

Translated by A. Leslie Willson

Biographies

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