A Companion to the Works of Thomas Bernhard

A Companion to the Works of Thomas Bernhard

by Matthias Konzett (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781571134615
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Matthias Konzett is associate professor of German at Yale University.Dept of German Languages and Literatures, P.O. Box 208210Yale University100 Wall Street, WLHNew Haven, CT 06520-8210

Table of Contents

Introduction: National Iconoclasm: Thomas Bernhard and the Austrian Avant-garde - Matthias KonzettPerverted Attitudes of Mourning in the Wake of Thomas Bernhard's Death - Marlene StreeruwitzThe Established Outsider: Thomas Bernhard - Dagmar C. G. LorenzA Testament Betrayed: Bernhard and His Legacy - Stephen D. DowdenHomeland, Death, and Otherness in Thomas Bernhard's Early Lyrical Works - Paola BozziThe Broken Window Handle: Thomas Bernhard's Notion of Weltbezug - Ruediger GoernerThomas Bernhard's Poetics of Comedy - Wendelin Schmidt-DenglerFragments of a Deluge: The Theater of Thomas Bernhard's Prose - Mark M. AndersonThe Stranger Inside the Word: From Thomas Bernhard's Plays to the Anatomical Theater of Elfriede Jelinek - Gitta HoneggerCostume Drama: Performance and Identity in Bernhard's Works - Andrew J. WebberLanguage Speaks: Anglo-Bernhard: Thomas Bernhard in Translation - Gitta HoneggerUngleichzeitigkeiten: Class Relationships in Bernhard's Fiction - Jonathan LongThomas Bernhard's Der Untergeher: Newtonian Realities and Deterministic Chaos - Willy RiemerMy Latest Encounter with Bernhard - Marlene Streeruwitz

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