Ilija Trojanow

Ilija Trojanow

by Julian Preece (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034308946
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Series: Contemporary German Writers & Filmmakers Series , #2
Pages: 209
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x (d)

About the Author

Julian Preece is Professor of German Studies at Swansea University and Director of its Centre for Contemporary German Culture. He is the author of Nine Lives: Ethnic Conflict in the Polish-Ukrainian Borderlands (1999; with Waldemar Lotnik), The Life and Work of Günter Grass: Literature, History, Politics (2001), Out of the Shadows of a Husband: The Rediscovered Writings of Veza Canetti (2007) and Baader-Meinhof and the Novel: Narratives of the Nation/Fantasies of the Revolution, 1970-2010 (2012).

Table of Contents

Contents: Julian Preece: Preface – Ilija Trojanow/Julian Preece: Interview – Ilija Trojanow: Weltbürgertum heute: Rede zu einer kosmopolitischen Kultur/What Being a Citizen of the World Means Today: On Cosmopolitan Culture (translated by Seiriol Dafydd) – Cornelius Partsch: Autopol, Prison Privatisation and the Dystopian Turn in Contemporary Sci-Fi – Caitríona Ní Dhúill: The Hero as Language Learner: Biography and Metabiography in Der Weltensammler/The Collector of Worlds – Ernest Schonfield: On the Road to Mecca with Trojanow and Burton – Eva M. Knopp: Letting the Subaltern Laugh: How Humour Works in Die Welt ist groß und Rettung lauert überall/The World Is Large and Salvation Lurks Around Every Corner and Der Weltensammler/The Collector of Worlds – Julian Preece: Mr Iceberger Runs Amok: The Aporias of Commitment in EisTau/Melting Ice – Christina Kraenzle: Rewriting Colonial Travelogues: Cosmopolitan Visions and Colonial Legacies in Nomade auf vier Kontinenten/Nomad on Four Continents – Ben Morgan: Two Models of Spiritual Life and Narrative Sovereignty: Trojanow and Religion – Julian Preece: From Kisch to Kapuściński: Trojanow and the European Tradition of Reportage.

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