Neighbours and Strangers: Literary and Cultural Relations in Germany, Austria and Central Europe since 1989

Neighbours and Strangers: Literary and Cultural Relations in Germany, Austria and Central Europe since 1989

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789042018914
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Series: German Monitor Series
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Brigid HAINES: ‘Böhmen liegt am Meer’, or When Writers Redraw Maps
Julian PREECE: The German Imagination and the Decline of the East: Three Recent German Novels (Edgar Hilsenrath, Jossel Wassermanns Heimkehr; Hans-Ulrich Treichel, Der verlorene; Günther Grass, Im Krebsgang)
Mariana-Virginia LĂZĂRESCU: Rumänität in den Büchern eines Deutschen
David ROCK: ‘A German comes home to Germany’: Richard Wagner’s journey from the Banat to Berlin, from the periphery to the centre
Dagmar KOŠT’ÁLOVÁ: Die Migrantenschriftstellerin Irena Brežná
Anthony BUSHELL: The Return of the Native, or the Neighbours are back: Anna Mitgutsch’s novel Haus der Kindheit
Juliet WIGMORE: Dreams on the Danube. Elisabeth Reichart’s Nachtmär
Arthur WILLIAMS: ‘immer weiter ostwärts und immer weiter zurück in der Zeit’: Exploring the extended kith and kin of W.G. Sebald’s Austerlitz
Anthony MURPHY: Culture Clash: The Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) and the Austrian Avant-Garde in the 1990s
Ian FOSTER: The limits of memory: Christoph Ransmayr’s journalistic writings
Nicole L. IMMLER: ‘Gedächtnisgeschichte’ – Ein Vergleich von Deutschland und Österreich in Bezug auf Pierre Noras Konzept der lieux de mémoire
Ricarda SCHMIDT: Albanische Bräute, Monokeleffekt und montenegrinische Barbarei: DDR-Erfahrung in der Fremde und Subjektutopie in Irmtraud Morgners Hochzeit in Konstantinopel
Renate RECHTIEN: Irene Böhme’s novel Die Buchhändlerin. A Case of Reconstructing the Past in the Image of the Future?
Birgit HAAS: Contemporary German Drama as Aesthetic Resistance against Right-wing Radicalism
Alexandra LUDEWIG: ‘Heimat’ in Central European Cinema
Notes on Contributors

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