Textual Responses to German Unification: Processing Historical and Social Change in Literature and Film

Textual Responses to German Unification: Processing Historical and Social Change in Literature and Film

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783110170221
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 06/21/2001
Edition description: Reprint 2013
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

Carol Anne Costabile-Heming/Rachel J. Halverson/Kristie A. Foell, "Schreiber, was siehst du?" Processing Historical and Social Change


Authors and Their Worlds

N. Ann Rider, The Journey Eastward: Helga Schütz' Vom Glanz der Elbe and the Mnemonic Politics of German Unification

Stuart Tabener, "ob es sich bei diesem Experiment um eine gescheiterte Utopie oder ein Verbrechen gehandelt hat": Enlightenment, Utopia , the GDR and National Socialism in Monika Marons Work from Flugasche to Pawels Briefe

James Reece, Remembering the GDR: Memory and Evasion in Autobiographical Writing from the Former GDR

Rolf Jucker, "Gefälle in der Landschaft" - On the Critique of Real Existing Capitalism in Volker Braun's Texts

Rachel J. Halverson, Comedic Bestseller or Insightful Satire: Taking the Interview and Autobiography to Task in Thomas Brussig's Helden wie wir


Multiple Voices - Generational Views

Karoline von Oppen, "Man muß jetzt laut schreien, um gehört zu werden": Stefan Heym, Walter Jens, Helga Königsdorf: An Intellectual Opposition?

Alisa Kasle, Everyday Stories of Hope and Despair in Eastern Germany: Kerstin Hensel and Ingo Schulze Write About Life After the Wende

Jill Twark, "Ko...Ko...Konolialismus", Said the Giraffe: Humorous and Satirical Responses to German Unification

Gerald A. Fetz, Theatrical Confrontations with the Wende and Post-Unification Germany: Strauß, Pohl, and Hein


Cineamatic Responses

Robert D. Levy/Rick McCormick, Mastering the Past and Present: Problems of Memory in Postwar and Post-Wende German Cinema

Massimo Locatelli, Ghosts of Babelsberg: Narrative Strategies of the Wendefilm

Jenifer Ward, German-Germanness: On Borders, Hybridity, and Sameness in Margarethe von Trotta's Das Versprechen

Kristie A. Foell, History as Melodrama: German Division and Unification in Two Recent Films

Helen Cafferty, Sonnenallee: Taking Comedy Seriously in Unified Germany

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