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This volume brings together the two most important women writers of postwar German literature: Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-73) and Christa Wolf (b. 1929). Both grew up during the National Socialist era, and in their adult lives have remained critical of their respective societies' failure to confront the history of this era.
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Overview

This volume brings together the two most important women writers of postwar German literature: Ingeborg Bachmann (1926-73) and Christa Wolf (b. 1929). Both grew up during the National Socialist era, and in their adult lives have remained critical of their respective societies' failure to confront the history of this era.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826409577
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 9/1/1998
  • Series: German Library Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia A. Herminghouse is on the editorial board of The German Library and teaches at the University of Rochester.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Patricia A. Herminghouse

INGEBORG BACHMANN

Sightseeing in an Old City

Translated by Margaret McCarthy

Among Murderers and Madmen

Translated by Michael Bullock

Word for Word

Translated by Mary Fran Gilbert

The Good God of Manhattan

Translated by Valerie Tekavec

CHRISTA WOLF

The Truth You Can Expect: The Prose of Ingeborg Bachmann

Translated by Jan van Heurck

June Afternoon

Translated by Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian

Revised Philosophy of a Tomcat

Translated by Nancy Lukens

Exchanging Glances

Translated by Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian

Self-Experiment: Treatise on a Report

Translated by Heike Schwarzbauer and Rick Takvorian

No Place on Earth

Translated by Jan van Heurck

Notes

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