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A Companion to German Literature: From 1500 to the Present / Edition 1

A Companion to German Literature: From 1500 to the Present / Edition 1

by Eda Sagarra, Peter Skrine
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ISBN-13: 9780631215950
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/16/1999
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Eda Sagarra is Professor and Head of the Department of Germanic Studies at Trinity College, Dublin. Her books include A Social History of Germany (1977), Germany in the Nineteenth Century (1980), and Theodore Fontane: Der Stechlin (1986). Peter Skrine is Professor of German at the University of Bristol. His works include (with Lilian Furst) Naturalism (1971), The Baroque: Literature and Culture in Seventeenth Century Europe (1978), and Hauptmann, Wedekind and Schnitzler (1989).

Table of Contents


List of Maps.

Note to the Reader.

1. The Sixteenth Century.

2. The Seventeenth Century.

3. The Augustan Age of German Literature.

4. The Classical Age of German Literature.

5. The Romantic Era.

6. From Biedermeier to Realism.

7. The Literature of the Metropolis.

8. Classical Modernism.

9. Literature after 1945.


Biographical Index.

General Index.

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