The Modern Restoration: Re-Thinking German Literary History 1930-1960

The Modern Restoration: Re-Thinking German Literary History 1930-1960

by Stephen Parker, Peter Davies, Matthew Philpotts
     
 

This book seeks to move twentieth-century German literary history away from its reliance on the political turning-points of 1933 and 1945. Analysing a corpus of literary journals and writers, the authors instead define the years 1930-1960 in terms of a

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Overview

This book seeks to move twentieth-century German literary history away from its reliance on the political turning-points of 1933 and 1945. Analysing a corpus of literary journals and writers, the authors instead define the years 1930-1960 in terms of a restorative aesthetic climate which persists across those political date boundaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110181135
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
07/26/2004
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Stephen Parker is Professor of German at the University of Manchester.
Peter Davies is Lecturer in German at the University of Edinburgh.
Matthew Philpotts is Lecturer in German at the University of Manchester.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Literary journals
Literary journals at 193019
Literary journals 1933-194577
Post-1945 literary journals126
Pt. 2Authors
Gottfried Benn187
Johannes R. Becher224
Bertolt Brecht262
Gunter Eich297
Peter Huchel335

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