The Meeting at Telgte

The Meeting at Telgte

by Günter Grass
     
 

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A group of leading intellectuals from all parts of Germany gather in 1647 for the purpose of strengthening the last remaining bond within a divided nation-its language and literature-as the Thirty Years' War comes to an end. Afterword by Leonard Forster. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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A group of leading intellectuals from all parts of Germany gather in 1647 for the purpose of strengthening the last remaining bond within a divided nation-its language and literature-as the Thirty Years' War comes to an end. Afterword by Leonard Forster. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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Theodore Ziolkowski
...A mystifying disappointment for American readers expecting another powerful creation on the order of ''The Tin Drum.'' -- New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156585750
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/29/1990
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
156
Sales rank:
1,234,792
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

GÜNTER GRASS (1927–2015), Germany's most celebrated contemporary writer, attained worldwide renown with the publication of his novel The Tin Drum in 1959. A man of remarkable versatility, Grass was a poet, playwright, social critic, graphic artist, and novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1999.
 

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